5 reasons to visit the Madonna Inn

The Madonna Inn is the cutest most whimsical place I ever stayed. If you love being surrounded by romantic ambiance, pretty things, and the color pink, this place will surely tickle your fancy.

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The Magic and Beauty of the Desert

With it’s dramatic sunrises and sunsets, extreme temperatures, semi-isolation, and mysterious legends of aliens and the desert dwelling “Yucca man,” it’s easy to see why the desert is often associated with being a spiritual and magical place.

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Happy New YEAR is the goal!

I wish each and everyone of you a new year filled with abundant blessings and pure happiness! The travel bug bit me pretty hard this year and the effect is lasting well into the next and probably beyond. My outlook on life, with all it’s unexpected twists and turns, has slowly metamorphosed this latter half of the […]

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A Royally Spooky Weekend Aboard the Queen Mary

The Queen Mary is purportedly one of the most haunted places in California. This luxurious ocean liner, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sailed the seas from 1936 to 1967 and has carried everyone from glamorous celebrities, to royalty, and dignitaries.  She has even served in World War II as a troopship transporting thousands […]

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Argh Matey! Tall ships set sail for San Diego !

I had a blast at the Festival of Sail this year! Warning: My inner geek is coming out again. When I heard that the tall ships were sailing into the Embarcadero, I knew exactly where I was going to spend a good part of my Labor Day weekend. I MUST have been a pirate in another […]

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Little Pillows of Love and The Golden Gate Bridge

A weekend getaway to San Francisco ! Who goes to San Francisco as a tourist and doesn’t see the bridge?!? It’s one of the Wonders of the World people, I need pictures and I need a lot of them!

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