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Tag Archives: California

San Pasqual Winery

Last weekend started with a relaxed cup of coffee crafted with my newly acquired Chemex coffeemaker and delicious beans by 49th Parallel out of Canada. One of my favorite coffee shops in town, Bean Bar sources their beans at their shop and it’s great being able to procure them locally at a fair price point without […]

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San Diego, California

    Twelve Months. 365 Days. One year. I honestly can’t believe that time has moved so quickly since I made the decision to try life out west.   I’ve always loved visiting friends in San Francisco, Los Angeles/Long Beach, Sonoma/Napa and here in San Diego and thought it might be a nice home base […]

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The LBC, yo. — Long Beach, California

As I write this, it’s 23 degrees in Atlanta, and according to the Weather Channel, it feels like 9 degrees. I believe it. Yes, I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, but I moved down south for a reason, I hate the cold weather. I’d say I didn’t move far enough south, but the low in […]

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Tito’s Tacos – Los Angeles

I spent a week in Los Angeles this spring, and as I do often when I’m traveling — drive aimlessly just to get a feel for different neighborhoods. LA also makes Atlanta look like childplay when it comes to the traffic arena, and although I had plenty of food in my belly, I made a […]

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Jitlada – Los Angeles

What’s this sign say above?? I can’t be too sure, as I’m not fluent in Thai, but if you happen to be in Los Angeles, immediately turn around and park happily in this shopping center and be prepared for deliciousness. A friend who I’d never met in person, Teri sent me a text the second […]

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