A Walk In The Woods

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  Give me a Friday off from work and a brisk, beautiful autumn day and I promise you I will not waste it. Give me woods and I will walk them.  

What’s Stopping You?

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  It’s Veterans Day here in the U.S., and I have the day off from work. I had a delicious sleep last night–none of that waking-up-multiple-times-in-the-middle-of-the-night nonsense–and I lingered in bed (what a luxury) as I caught up on some … Continued

Carlyle House

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A Friday off from work when my British cousins were in town visiting seemed like as good a day as any to tour the Carlyle House. Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this Georgian manor home is like … Continued

Vida Pour Tea

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  In my last post, I mentioned Vida Pour in Greensboro, North Carolina. Don’t pass up a chance to visit this eclectic, charming, beautiful little nook in downtown and enjoy a delicious and nutritious beverage.     Don’t let the … Continued

Adventures in Greensboro

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I’m about to travel to Greensboro for my sister’s wedding, and I’m already planning to revisit some places I’ve discovered there for good eats. I’m also curious to see how autumn looks there…it’s been slow-coming in Virginia (at least in … Continued

Solomons Island, Maryland

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Solomons Island is a small village in Maryland where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. Two gal pals and I drove over to enjoy the Patuxent River Appreciation Day (also called PRAD), squeezing the most out of a beautiful weekend … Continued

San Diego in September

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A work conference is so much more than that when you’re in San Diego in September. Everything is sun-kissed. Cool breezes coming off the water make you want to find the nearest hammock under a palm tree and doze (except … Continued


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  Ah, Pittsburgh…the beautiful city full of bridges… Wait, I went to Pittsburgh? I almost forgot! Actually, I did forget until I stumbled across these photos on my computer. I was there in June for a work-related meeting and it … Continued