I Heart Belgium Beer

 

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              I love beer and Belgium did not disappoint. The variety was more than I could possibly begin to tackle and there was certainly more beer than I could even attempt to taste. Each beer was served in a glass made specifically for that beer in order to impart the best flavor and smell. The glasses might have been my favorite part and I found myself ordering a beer just because of the glass, like this lovely Kwak: IMG_0057 Continue reading

Calaveras County

Looking out our cottage window, there was nothing but smoke filled air. The fires in nearby Yosemite had left the town of Murphy in a haze. We however, did not let this slow us down. Our day started in nearby Columbia State Park. I don’t really know what to say about this place…it was interesting. Columbia is staged to look like a town in the gold rush era, everything from a saloon and jail to all the town folk in period costume. Yep, that’s right, the dude hanging on the barstool in the saloon is in costume. A quick stroll up and down main street (it’s only about 2 city blocks) and we knew it was time for a beer. Off to the Saloon we went!
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Please note the attire of the bartender

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It’s been a while…

It's been a while and life has gotten in the way, but it has been fun! Here is what I've been up to:
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Drake's - A San Leandro gem

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Turkey Trot 2013

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Quince - quite the tasting menu

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The Elf Party 2013

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Tosca: an SF institution gets a makeover and menu overhaul

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Cotogna - worth every bite!

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While skiing in Utah we made a friend

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Din Tai Fung- the original

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Taipei 101

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Street food in Seoul

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Only in South Korea

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The Princess Project - making sure that every teen's prom dreams come true

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Passport 2014 - keeping everyone safe

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Campo Fina - my new bocce obsession

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Russian River - Pliny the Elder...so good when it hits your lips

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Summer and sunshine is the perfect recipe for a golf outing

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Home Sweet Home