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Switzerland with Dad, Remembering Mom

May 7, 2016

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This is the second part to the “Paris with Dad..” article. Dad and I went to Paris and Switzerland in the summer of 2015 to visit places he and mom had loved – favorite sites,  restaurants, and hotels.  I was there for ten days (five days in Paris and five days in Switzerland) and he […]

The “New” Chandler’s in Carlsbad CA

May 3, 2016

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I wasn’t always a good cook. There was a time when I burnt grilled cheese and pizza… frozen pizza. I sometimes multitask while in the kitchen and tend to forget that I’m cooking. Fortunately I’m a much better cook these days, having some experience now, tons of cookbooks, and the internet. Throwing together a gourmet […]

Paris with Dad remembering Mom

January 17, 2016

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I aspire to be the world traveler my Dad is. Sure, I’ve been lucky enough to travel to exciting destinations like Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, England, and Switzerland, but Dad has been on around the world trips more than 15 times – he lives to travel! Even now well into retirement, Dad is planning a trip […]

Hotel Del Coronado at the Holiday’s

January 1, 2015

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    There’s something magical about the Hotel Del Coronado during the holiday’s, where the beauty of the coastline coexists with luxury holiday spirt. We booked our room at the Del months in advance for New Years Eve and when we heard the weather report we were prepared to stay in all night and listen […]

“Walkabout Malibu to Mexico” book review

November 30, 2014

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There are different ways to go about a hike and explore the area. Cheryl Strayed (played by Reece Witherspoon) in the movie “Wild” loaded up a huge backpack and set out to find herself along the 1000 mile Pacific Coast Trail. Tom Courtney, a retired college instructor, has discovered that a series of coastal day […]

Lotus Thai Bistro – Carlsbad CA

May 9, 2014

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This is one of my family’s favorite restaurants in Carlsbad. Unpretentious ambiance, good service, and consistently good food for lunch and dinner. Several vegetarian choices too and the Thai tea is yummy. Choose your heat level from 1 to 10. Our favorite dishes are the coconut soup, pad Thai, penang curry, hawaiian fried rice, spring […]

Kings Head Studio City, CA

October 17, 2013

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Kings Head in Studio City is a great place to watch football and have a burger and beer. Comfortable, fun, inviting English pub also has a great menu. MENU: There are the usual English pub fare choices (fish and chips, burgers and sliders, tikka masala, shephards pie, scotch eggs, bangers and mash). Staying true to […]