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Leroux Creek Inn, Colorado's answer to the French wine country

The breakfast view at Leroux Creek Inn

We weren’t looking for France, but that’s what Alan and I found at Leroux Creek Inn and Vineyards in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Well not exactly France, but we did discover a wonderful mix of Santa Fe adobe, warm hospitality and French cooking set amidst scenery worthy of any vineyard in Provence or the Loire Valley. The […]

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Adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast

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Updated 02.09.2017 If you’re on a trip to Hawaii, don’t miss the adventure along Kauai’s Na Pali coast. I know you’ve seen it, even if you’ve never been to Kauai. Photos of the jagged coastline appear in almost every travel article about this scenic Hawaiian island. It’s one of our favorite boomer adventures in Hawaii. Looking […]

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Cape Kiwanda, Oregon

Arranging a one-on-one photography workshop

Cape Kiwanda, Oregon

Updated: 4.20.2016 Last September, I found myself holding onto Alan’s hand as I inched my way down a steep, sandstone path to a view of the ocean crashing against an Oregon cliff. Why? Because photographer, Marc Adamus, was leading us to the perfect location for an afternoon photo shoot. How did we arrange a one-on-one workshop with […]

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Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Cool thoughts about Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Hannagan Meadow Lodge

Updated 02.01.2015 When the thermometer reads 108 degrees in Arizona, this broiling hot baby boomer re-visits her favorite frozen adventures. I picture snow piled high around a rustic cabin, cross-country skiing across a rolling meadow or sitting in the dining room at Hannagan Meadow Lodge watching the snowflakes fall. Located at 9100 ft., in the White Mountains […]

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Plateau Mountain hike in Longyearbyen

Hiking Plateau Mountain

Plateau Mountain hike in Longyearbyen

Updated 06.01.2013 What’s it like to hike above the Arctic Circle in Norway? The landscape is stark, the trees grow about 5 inches high, dramatic photography opportunities are everywhere and the ground is surprisingly spongy. Oh, and you have to watch out for polar bears. No, I’m not a backcountry-hardened expeditioner on a frozen adventure. […]

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Dine at 82 Queen for a taste of South Carolina’s Low-country

Baby boomers looking for a fine meal in Charleston, SC, have plenty of choices. The Holy City is full of excellent restaurants. To sample Low-country cuisine in a lush garden setting, visit 82 Queen. Located in the French Quarter of Charleston, the award winning restaurant sits on property that can be traced to 1682. Diners choose […]

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