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Getting Cheesy in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Getting Cheesy in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day, a.k.a. my favorite sandwich day, so it’s perfect timing for me to share the best dang grilled cheese I’ve had in a long time. Exactly one week ago, I was in the small town of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, touring Yuengling Brewery, the oldest brewery in America. After the tour our group … Continue reading

Seeing Red this Ski Season
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Seeing Red this Ski Season

It’s still ski season in Colorado with some resorts open well into April and even May thanks to so much snow this season, including more on the way this week. My favorite ski gear find of the season has been a jacket. I’m a fan of color on the slopes and was immediately drawn to … Continue reading

Pesto Pasta with a Twist (recipe included)
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Pesto Pasta with a Twist (recipe included)

I was unexpectedly wowed by the food at Mason Dixon Distillery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. With the tag line “Taste the Legacy” for the spirits, I figured those would be good, but the food was a pleasant surprise. The menu goes above and beyond typical pub grub. They serve up elevated comfort food from deviled eggs … Continue reading

Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs
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Getting Pickled at Fairmont Banff Springs

While staying at the Fairmont Banff Springs, I got pickling lesson in Grapes, one of the restaurants in the historic hotel which opened in 1888. Honestly I never knew there was so much that goes into pickled vegetables! The group I was with got to be guinea pigs with an experiential experience for future hotel … Continue reading

Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas
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Watching 10-12 Million Bats Take Flight in Texas

I got into Concan in the Texas Hill Country late on Thursday afternoon for the first Women Who Wander Outdoor Retreat over the weekend. I was leading hikes and speaking so I arrived the night before most everyone else. As I was chatting with the organizers, I mentioned I might go see the bats….10 to … Continue reading