Category Archives: travel and leisure

>{Travel & Leisure} Salt Water Taffy in Bodega Bay

> A favorite childhood memory is driving from our Northern California home in Napa to Bodega Bay…the place made famous by Alfred Hitchcock and the movie, The Birds. Besides the fun we had playing along the sandy shores, we always … Continue reading

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>An Afternoon at the Antique Store

> Liz and I recently spent the afternoon browsing through Long Beach Peninsula Trading Post; which is brimming with hand selected antiques….and it literally took us almost all afternoon to search through the delightful selection! A warm hello from proprietor, Bob … Continue reading

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>{Travel & Leisure} Koh Kood Tropical Beach Resort

> It must be the long cold winter we're experiencing; but we've found ourselves regularly daydreaming of warm sandy beaches in a tropical designation. One such destination is the Koh Kood Resort; which happens to be one of the best … Continue reading

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>{Travel & Leisure} Mermaid Cottages on Tybee Island

> Discover the magic of slowing down with Mermaid Cottages. Over three dozen cottages sit on Tybee Island, Georgia just waiting to be filled with those that are in need of rest and relaxation. The cottage names stir up visions … Continue reading

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>Memories of a Snowy Lighthouse

> 2008 was the year…our first Christmas living along the shores of the Pacific. We had just moved from the frigid cold and hip deep snow of Eastern Washington to, what we thought was, a warmer climate where snow was … Continue reading

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>Hawaii Five-O: 50 reasons to visit Maui

> Hawaiians say that “Maui no ka oi,” or that “Maui is the best.” And we agree.  ~Jim Byers/Toronto Star Wailua Falls falls an impressive 70 meters into a beautiful pool and is easily visible from the road, not far … Continue reading

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>Lighthouses: A Bit of History

> Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon Coast  “To a sailor, a lighthouse means you’re home. They symbolize a sentinel. It’s always there.” — Gene Hullette There are thousands of lighthouse collectors and enthusiastics around the Globe, however did you know … Continue reading

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