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Visiting Sutro Baths in San Francisco

This weekend we had 2 hours to spend and we were looking to spend them in San Francisco. Sutro Baths turned out to be a great place to kill a couple hours and meet up with a friend from college. Once a gilded age indoor swimming complex, the Sutro Baths are now ruins inviting graffiti, climbing children,… Read More Visiting Sutro Baths in San Francisco

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Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (near Half Moon Bay)

We had plans to visit Pastorino Farms in Half Moon Bay this weekend and I obviously wasn’t going to drive out there without going to the beach! Specifically I was excited to see the tide pools at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. Fortunately, my interpretation of the tide chart lined up perfectly with a couple hour visit followed… Read More Fitzgerald Marine Reserve (near Half Moon Bay)

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Bikes and Rambles: Virginia Creeper Trail (Damascus, VA)

There is a warm spot in my heart for the southwest corner of Virginia and we were thrilled to spend Easter weekend there with both Chris and my family. The Creeper Trail is a 34.3 mile Rails-to-Trails project stretching from White Top to Abingdon Virginia. In addition to the beautiful scenery, the trail also has the advantage… Read More Bikes and Rambles: Virginia Creeper Trail (Damascus, VA)

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10 Things to Expect from a Wedding in India

A few years ago Chris and I had the supreme honor of being invited to a friend’s wedding in India. The pictures I took are not great and they all look a little blurry, but it was an incredible experience and absolutely worth the long flight (while pregnant and super sick). Weddings will differ significantly by region,… Read More 10 Things to Expect from a Wedding in India

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Hearst Castle (San Simeon)

William Randolf Hearst is known as the newspaper tycoon who was one of the founders of sensational journalism that was the early predecessor of modern “click bait” titles. Hearst built on his father’s mining fortune with newspapers, films, a tour in Congress, and his corporation is still alive and well today (holdings include just about any… Read More Hearst Castle (San Simeon)