Napa: Day 3

What a gorgeous, albeit grey, view from my porch this morning!  The valley adapts to whatever the weather throughs down, and still makes it beautiful. We began the day with another bountiful country breakfast at the Harvest Inn.   Nestled into its acres of vineyards and its quaint array of cozy cottages, the inn is … More Napa: Day 3

Eat, Drink and Go Through Orlando: Universal Studios, Great Eats and Drinks, and a Great Hotel!

We did the do – Orlando. This time, less Disney, more 4D. As in Universal – these 4D rides are perfect for a group of all ages. The kids ranged from 6-12 and the adults, well, a little bit older. And we picked the perfect time to go. I was afraid to question why we … More Eat, Drink and Go Through Orlando: Universal Studios, Great Eats and Drinks, and a Great Hotel!

Cruisin…Alaska!

It has been a while since I’ve written, but that’s because I’ve been busy cruisin! Took an Alaska cruise from Seattle up through Alaska’s inside passage. Same cruise I did five years ago, and once again, it did not disappoint. This is the type of trip for nature lovers who don’t mind a little bit … More Cruisin…Alaska!

Wine Country Quickie

We had two days to spend in northern California before heading up to our departure port for a cruise to Alaska. What better way to spend it then with the vines?  Day One:  We left San Fran over the Golden Gate Bridge. Still exciting no matter how many times I’ve seen it.  It’s such an … More Wine Country Quickie

N’awlins

Music, history, food, drink, sights, smells, and sounds, New Orleans (N’awlins) is a place like no other.  The French Quarter is generally the place to be for walking around with a hurricane (the fruity ice drink that is a must if you go when it’s hot out – gulf coast hot is HOT!). No open … More N’awlins