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Space Shuttle Endeavour

Hello Everyone, Thought I would share with you our recent adventure in the Los Angeles area.  For some time, it’s been on our to-do-list to visit the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion to view the Space Shuttle Endeavour.  After seeing Astronaut Scott Kelly speak recently, we made plans to take the trip. I sugges..

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Las Vegas: Food, Fun, Music and ?

Hello Everyone, I wanted to share my most recent three-day weekend getaway with you … it was our third trip to sin city Las Vegas this year. I’m not a big fan of 8 hour drives for a long-weekend getaway however my wife loves them.  She has every right to … I do the driving and the car has Wi-Fi so she’s happy Googling the entire..

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What Happens in Las Vegas

By Rich Borell:   Hello Everyone, When we think about weekend getaways from the Bay Area, we may consider Monterey, Santa Cruz, Napa, Lake Tahoe … Ever think about parking the car and flying to Vegas? That’s exactly what my wife and I did recently. Our last trip there was very memorable since we spent New Year’s Eve celebrating..

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Palm Springs – Fun In The Desert Sun!

By Rich Borell:Looking to relax? Perhaps a nice getaway and some sun, some fun, some R&R? How about a nice quiet desert resort? Sounded great to us. Just 100 miles east of Los Angeles was our recent long weekend getaway destination … Palm Springs. For this weekend destination we decided to do a road trip. Our journey started out..

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A Memorable Weekend Trip to Jamestown and Yosemite

By Rich Borell   Hello Everyone, I want to share with you a recent long weekend getaway my wife and I took. This road trip took us to the Gold Country, where we enjoyed fascinating historic Jamestown and the most breathtaking views of Yosemite National Park.   Our trip started out Friday around noon to beat the Bay Area getaway ..

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The Presidio: It’s What’s Going On!

By Rich Borell For many of us, the Presidio of San Francisco may only be 10-40 miles down the road. Perhaps you drive through it from Lombard to get over the GG Bridge. However, ever since the Inn at the Presidio opened a few years back, my wife and I have spent a few weekends each year staying at this historic hotel … right in ..

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From Theatre To Zoos To Beaches

Hello Everyone, Recently my wife and I took a long weekend trip to San Diego, because a road trip sounded fun. Some of the city’s most popular attractions are the museums, gardens, and Spanish colonial style architecture found in Balboa Park, the world famous San Diego Zoo, and the Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum. For a little hi..

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A visit to the Emerald City

By Rich Borell About a month ago, my wife and I were thinking about a long August weekend. We’d already done an awesome road trip to South Dakota/Montana, so we thought this time we would maybe take a short flight. It didn’t take long for us to agree that we needed to go back to one of our favorite cities in the Northwest, Seatt..

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