Traveling Beyond the Postcard

These are both beautiful cities where you really feel their medieval history. They are small towns that feel relatively unchanged. In Siena we first visited the Basilica of San Domenico. We...

I love Florence. It in some ways reminds me of Paris in as much as history is all around you and you cannot help but feel connected to it. The people...

Several years ago, a friend of mine who lives in Woodland, introduced me to Z Specialty Foods Warehouse sale and I have attended every year since!  I’ve always liked honey but...

Early June this summer the temperature here in Sacramento was often over 100 degrees.  In the midst of our worst heat wave I was invited to join my friend Sharon for...

In preparation for my upcoming trip to Iceland, I have been reading “The Little Book of the Icelanders” by Alda Sigmundsdottir.  It is very entertaining and if you are interested in...

Some interesting information about Iceland from Rough Guide web page: Though geographically as big as England, Iceland’s population is tiny – at barely 310,000, it’s no bigger than many towns in...