Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 9, 2012

This morning I walked over to Central Park.  As I circled the reservoir I thought about how lucky I’d been to live so close to this place for so long.  It occurred to me that I really have missed this … Continue reading

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Point Lobos: The Crown Jewel of the State Park System

“Why did I not plan to stay longer?”  I regretted after just a day or two into my trip out west- there is a lot to do and love in California.  My flight wasn’t until 10PM in the evening so … Continue reading

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Catching up with Friends: Good Meals and the Art of the Check-Dance

When I think about catching up with friends my thoughts automatically go to “ooh, it would be fun to go to this/that restaurant with her.”  It’s rare for me to see friends without eating something with them.  I’m headed to … Continue reading

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Wowed and Awed at Benu

There is great food in Northern California.  I say that every time I visit the area and I really feel it to be true.  There is all kinds of good stuff, from Thai to Italian to Vietnamese to Mexican.  The … Continue reading

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A Pretty Darn Good Day in Northern California

Our second day in Napa started with my waking up quite early.  My internal clock was still a few hours ahead so it felt natural to open my eyes at 6AM.  I thought about going to the fitness center and … Continue reading

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