Weekend Wanderings

Smoking Martinis, Hearty Food and Fun Vibe at 300 First in Rochester, Minnesota

August 21, 2014

During a one-night brief stay in Rochester, Minnesota, we were hungry after a long afternoon and evening of travel.  Yelp reviews led us to the 300 First restaurant within walking distance of our downtown Hilton Garden Inn hotel. Despite our 9:30 pm arrival, we enjoyed a hearty meal and some interesting cocktails. As we perused the menu, we ordered an […]

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Weekend Wandering: America’s Heartland with a Presidential Twist

August 5, 2013

If you ever find yourself in need of a weekend adventure look no further than western Missouri and central Kansas. Whether you want to take a trip back in time reviewing America’s history or watch the Kansas wheat fields being harvested in the summer, a weekend wandering trip between Independence, Missouri and Abilene, Kansas is […]

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3 Places you must visit near Tucson, Arizona

July 25, 2013

Each year, my high school teacher Mark Hedge plans a field trip to Arizona.  He took any student from the Biology Club that wanted to go. I was able to go two years and it was one of my favorite school trips! We would leave the school one morning; stay two nights in Tucson, Arizona […]

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Weekend Wanderings – Santa Fe, New Mexico

June 26, 2013

Last weekend, I explored Santa Fe, New Mexico with my sister who has lived in the capital city since November.  Here are some of the highlights of our Weekend Wanderings in Santa Fe. Santa Fe is a very special city.  Even driving down the streets you will notice it is not your typical state capitol.  […]

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