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Dining Denver :: The Fresh Fish Company

Every visit to the Mile High City in the mountains has been eye-opening to me in many ways, and has totally changed my perspective on potentially living there in the future {as a note, we are giving serious thought to moving…

Snapshots :: Denver Sunrise

I’ve lived by the sea most of my life. Despite all the moves – fifteen moves in the last sixteen years – I’ve always been within an easy stone’s throw of an ocean or two. And the ocean always…

Colorado :: Hiking in Red Rocks Park

We often think about the kind of thing we’d be doing if we weren’t working at our day jobs. For me, almost all the time, it’s photography. Or food. Or taking pictures of food. The best of both worlds,…

Capsule Wardrobes :: A Smart Way to Pack for Travel

Capsule wardrobes have exploded in popularity lately, but they really aren’t anything new. They’re the brainchild of London boutique owner Susie Faux, who came up with the term in the 1970’s to describe a dozen essential pieces that you could…

One More Marathon :: Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s not an easy thing to balance all the time we spend on the road and staying fit for all the races and other fitness competitions I like to participate in. Especially when it’s work travel. You don’t have…

Accent du Terroir

Accent du terroir is a French term that just means “flavor of the land.” When I’ve heard it, it’s been used in talking about wine, and how wines take on the flavor of the land their grapes are grown in.…

Double-Wrapped Chili Lime Steak Tacos

I don’t know when Taco Tuesday became a thing. But I like it. I thought for a while it was something the schools started, along with making leprechaun traps and hiding gold chocolate for St. Patrick’s Day and Silly…

10 California Wineries We Adore!

Let me tell you, there’s a big difference between a connoisseur and an aficionado. Beyond the French and Italian lineage. I am not a wine connoisseur. I am a wine aficionado. Scott’s cousin is a connoisseur, and beyond. She…

Walking and Writing in Monterey

Monterey has a mystique all its own. It’s nestled along the coast of a state with miles and miles of gorgeous coastline, and yet people in California flock there as much as people from out of state. I grew…