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Our Own Private Idaho

I readily admit to being less-than-excited about Mr. Maven’s choice of Stanley, Idaho, for his birthday fishing trip this year. Google satellite-view showed Stanley as nothing more than a podunk town surrounded by something akin to Dorothy Gale’s view out her Kansas window. This would be the ultimate example of …

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Recipe for Success = Pizza Heaven!

There’s nothing quite like homemade pizza, but nothing more frustrating than when pizza made at home tastes nothing like what you’re really trying to …

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Back to the Beach!

Has it really been six months since my first visit to the Long Beach Peninsula? It seemed like only a few weeks …

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My Nod to Nog

I’ve always been a lover of eggnog. Since barely old enough to measure ingredients and work a spoon, I quickly found that …

Vintage Boeing Mail Plane

History with a View!

Seattle’s newly moved/remodeled Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) is not your ordinary museum. This gem sits nestled between a nicely-maturing South Lake …