Even the air is different here | Sonoma

I found myself in Sonoma wine country again. Literally and figuratively, I suppose. November was a month to celebrate — a turning point for the past few months of personal loss, burn-out, and transitions at work. With my grandma’s passing … Continue reading

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Shadows Along the Sand | Maui

Three years ago when J & I visited Hawai’i, he proposed to me in front of Manoa Falls in Oahu. Returning to Hawai’i and visiting Maui for the first time, it was both nostalgic and a marvel at how much … Continue reading

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Foie Gras, SAAM, Macaroons and Fancy Fun | Los Angeles

Indulgent would be the right word to describe my weekend in Los Angeles. A group of girlfriends stayed there for a long weekend to celebrate my friend Nancy’s bachelorette, which is the perfect excuse for fine dining and eating, dressing … Continue reading

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A Castle Escape in Napa Valley

During the last Friday of March, J & I defied the rain and drove up to Napa Valley for a mini-daytrip. Ever since my wine tasting weekend in Sonoma, I was thirsting for another winery outing — rain or shine. … Continue reading

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Wine road weekend

A weekend dedicated to wine and the outdoors sounded like a good way to welcome spring and March.  Springtime is as good a time as any to start over.  A clean slate.  I needed it.  If a glass or two … Continue reading

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