It’s hard to believe that 2017 is almost over and the holidays are right around the corner. Steve and I always take a trip over the week of Thanksgiving. It saves us precious PTO time due to the holiday (I get 2 days off, he gets only 1 day). We typically take a full week… Continue reading Last Trips of 2017
I spent 3 days in NYC last week for a work trip. I had one day to go out and do a little sightseeing and shopping and I also managed to squeeze in two early morning runs in Central Park on Friday and Saturday, which were both great. The weather was perfect during this stay… Continue reading New York City Trip and The Guy that Sat in my Lap the Whole Plane Ride
Steve and I live about 10 minutes away from the fairgrounds so we make a point of visiting the Texas State Fair every year, which runs for 4 weeks from late September until mid-October. Yesterday was the last day and we finally made it out there! The Texas State Fair is the biggest State Fair… Continue reading Texas State Fair
In between trips again though I do have a quick work trip to New York next week and hope that I can hit the Texas State Fair next weekend before it closes for the year. Can’t believe how fast the year has flown by already so I started thinking about some fun past festival trips… Continue reading Festival Time!
I’ve been horribly sick all week with a nasty, nasty sinus infection so I guess I’m just in a whiny mood right now so please excuse me for this post if it really is overly whiny. I’m in the process of trying to choose and plan our 2018 trips right now and this always gets… Continue reading The Sordid Topic of Coin
Cruises Cruises and cruise ships have never really appealed to me. The idea of being trapped on a big floating amusement park with theme restaurants, thousands of people and stuck on the cruise ship’s schedule in terms of visiting ports of call and even when we can have dinner, is not at the top of… Continue reading Travel that doesn’t interest me but maybe I should reconsider?
I’ve been trying to write this post for 2 weeks now but life keeps getting in the way. The last 2 weeks have been rather trying due to work obligations and let’s just leave it at that. Moving on to better times and memories, below are some of my recommendations on wineries and restaurants in… Continue reading Willamette Valley, Oregon