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Our Iberian Adventure, Part II: Sevilla

Our Iberian Adventure, Part II: Sevilla

After a very short (one-night) stay in Madrid, our Iberian adventure started in earnest with a trip to Sevilla - my first trip to this beautiful city in Andalucía.  In pre-historic times John visited Sevilla, but since I wasn't with him it doesn't count.  Anyway, we decided not to drive a car from Madrid to … Continue reading Our Iberian Adventure, Part II: Sevilla

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You have to be game to eat at Dirty Water

You have to be game to eat at Dirty Water

Our friends Tracy and Marty were visiting from Southern California recently and we decided to go to San Francisco and hang out for the weekend.  For our Saturday night dinner, our friends suggested that we try an eatery in the city, Dirty Water, that was new to all of us.  It turns out that one … Continue reading You have to be game to eat at Dirty Water

A restaurant gem in Saint Helena

A restaurant gem in Saint Helena

Napa Valley has more than its fair share of restaurants that are suitable for a special occasion.  Our cousin Patricia recently turned 18 and we wanted to pick a unique place to commemorate this milestone birthday, especially since she was 7,000 miles away from home.  Ultimately we decided that Market in Saint Helena would be … Continue reading A restaurant gem in Saint Helena

Over the river and through the woods

Over the river and through the woods

We had family visiting from Spain for most of July and we wanted to show them as much of our amazing country as we could.  After visiting Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and the southern Arizona desert, we thought a jaunt through Sonoma County would be a nice change of pace.  Within Sonoma County's borders … Continue reading Over the river and through the woods

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight

For twenty-seven years we lived in Los Angeles.  I'm not sure what that says about us.  We're gluttons for punishment? Sturdy folk?  Addicted to 72-and-sunny temperatures 365 days a year?  For all that we enjoyed about Southern California (and it really was mostly the weather), we made an annual pilgrimage each summer to Northern California … Continue reading Hiding in Plain Sight