Category Archives: travel

Calgary -A Great Place to Live

Calgary is such a delightfully gorgeous town. With the booming economy in Calgary – powered by the Oil sands, strong agriculture, and tourism – housing can be difficult to find. Of course, you’re going to need a place to hang … Continue reading

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Chowder, Blues, and Brews – Florence, OR

Chowder, Blues, and Brews in Florence, OR might be one of the best, creatively self explanatory titles for an event ever.  This fun-filled 3-day weekend in October is exactly as described. Running October 7-9 for 2011and is the 10th anniversary … Continue reading

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Bumbershoot Music & Arts Fest – Seattle, WA

Bumbershoot is this coming weekend, Sept 3-5, 2011. I know. I promise to start doing these road trips a little further in advance so you can actually, oh, I don’t know, maybe PLAN to go! Anyway, Bumbershoot is one of … Continue reading

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Fab Five Vol 3

1. Chicago. Considered by many to be the jewel of the Midwest.  Great architecture, fantastic food, excellent shopping.  Tons of things to do that aren’t necessarily expensive.  And, it can be family friendly, romantic, or great for a girls/guys trip. … Continue reading

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Sawdust Festival – Laguna Beach, CA

The Sawdust Festival has been an annual summer celebration in my family. In fact, I made my first visit when I was just a few weeks old! We usually go one of the first two or three weekends of the … Continue reading

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