Visiting a National Park in 2021? Take Food!

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Visiting a national park in 2021 is a completely different experience. Some national parks require reservations or entry permits, while others may have limited services. And then there are the crowds. People are being turned away from Arches National Park at 8 AM because the entrance line backs up to the highway, and when we visited Glacier National Park last week there was no parking at Logan Pass at 8 AM. Usually getting to a national park early in the morning will give you the edge, but that’s not always the case in 2021. Continue reading

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A Tasty Surprise at La Posada

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Arizona Green Chile Eggs atLa Posada’s Turquoise Room

Since I’m writing an article about access at the remaining Harvey Houses of the west, a stop at La Posada in Winslow, Arizona was a must-do on my itinerary. As expected I was simply wowed by the architecture, historic photos and large collection of southwestern art at this grand old gem; however I also came away with an added bonus – an excellent breakfast at the hotel’s Turquoise Room. Continue reading

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Celebrate Spring at Carmel’s East End Wine Row

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It’s been a long hard winter, so make plans to welcome spring this year at Carmel Valley’s East End Wine Row Spring Celebration. Slated for Sunday April 28th, from 1-5 p.m., the event will feature appetizers and wine tasting, live cooking demonstrations and garden tips from a Master Gardener. Continue reading

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Spring Fundraiser for Monterey Food Bank

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Hofsas House Hotel in Carmel-by-the-Sea

One of my biggest pet peeves is hunger in America. With all the resources that our country has, I just don’t feel that people should go hungry. But unfortunately they do. That’s why I was happy to hear about Hofsas House Third Annual Fundraiser for the Food Bank for Monterey County. Continue reading

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