Weekend Wanderings

6 Fun Things to Eat, Drink and Do in Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 24, 2015

Are you planning a visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico? We recently spent a fun weekend in Albuquerque. We’d the city before, but mainly as the place to fly into and out of on our way to Taos or Santa Fe.  Even if you are visiting Albuquerque for only a short while before heading to other parts of […]

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Views from Clearwater Beach, Florida

February 19, 2015

With snow and ice outside today, it’s easy to dream of being back in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  Here are few favorite views from our trip there during a long weekend in January. We flew into Tampa International Airport. The views are stunning even as the plane prepared to land. Blue skies and blue water everywhere. Within less […]

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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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