Ballooning with Cherrie

Cherrie getting ready for her ride in America's first wheelchair-accessible balloon.

At first glance, it doesn’t appear that hot air ballooning is a good choice for wheelchair-users. But Cherrie likes to try new things, so I’m thrilled that we found a hot air balloon operator in Sonoma County that recently added a wheelchair-accessible balloon to his fleet. And Cherrie was thrilled to be one of his first passengers. Continue reading

Big Bottom Market Launches Winemaker Thursdays

The Big Bottom Market in Guerneville offers some tasty lunch selections

My friends at the incredibly cool Big Bottom Market in Guerneville just launched a fun new Thursday evening event — Winemaker Thursdays. It’s pretty much what the name implies — every Thursday evening a local winemaker will be invited to showcase their wines, share their story and even discuss wine and food pairings. Continue reading