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My first trip to Ireland

    I had never thought to focus on going to Ireland. As far as I know, I am one of the few Americans of my generation that hasn’t been told they have Irish blood. Scottish, French, English, German and … Continue reading

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Escape from D.C. to Palm Springs

Escaping from the city of rain meant it was easy to hop on a plane and fly to sunny California – to be precise to Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, and Palm Desert.  My first trip there also meant I took … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Spring is here in D.C. so I started thinking about warm weather food. That means yummy salads. Below I have a recipe for one of my favorites, but if you live in the D.C. area, Hunters in Potomac has instituted … Continue reading

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Paris – the perfect city to wine and dine and walk

Paris – the perfect city to wine and dine and walk for miles without realizing how far one has walked. To start our visit, we selected one of the five three-star restaurants in Paris. These are the best of the … Continue reading

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Manhattan in May

For the first time since 9/11 I am staying in the Battery Park/Financial district in downtown Manhattan. What an amazing transformation! Streets are clean, plants are all over, walkways are wide and full of pedestrians. There are bike paths and … Continue reading

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A delightful dinner at Hermes

Many of you know of the fashion house in Paris called Hermès. It was founded in 1837 as a saddler. It grew into a major fashion house first recognized for its purses such as the Kelly bag, the Birkin, the … Continue reading

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A great recipe for watching NCAA Final Four

Many have asked for my turkey chili recipe which is based on my son-in-law’s wonderful recipe so since this week’s news is so depressing, let’s focus on a great meal! You may add diced jalapeno or serrano peppers to heat … Continue reading

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