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OKTOBERFEST and CAR SHOW

OKTOBERFEST and CAR SHOW Yountville, CA-On October 1, 2016 from 11am-3pm Napa Valley Museum Get out your lederhosen for the Napa Valley Museum Oktoberfest & Car Show, a fundraiser for the Museum. The Car Show will feature classic, antique, sports cars, hot rods and motorcycles. Come enjoy

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The Mechanics’ Institute in San Francisco

The Mechanics’ Institute by Wendy VanHatten You may have walked right by the building in San Francisco. You probably wouldn’t even give it a second look. I mean it’s a nice looking doorway, but there are plenty of those in San Francisco. Recently, I was at a

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Vacation Photos

Photos, Photos, and more Photos by Wendy VanHatten We love to take photos when we’re on vacation. With access to all the different forms of social media, we can share those photos instantly. At the time it seems like a great idea to show your friends and

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Pack Your Bag and Head to the Beach

Beach-Bag Essentials by Wendy VanHatten You may remember your sunglasses, sunscreen, and a towel when you head to the beach. But what about the essentials that are easily forgotten. You might want to make sure some of these are in your bag as well. Wet Wipes Maybe

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Bodega Bay Beaches

Bodega Bay Beaches

Looking for some beach time this summer? Head north to the beaches along Bodega Bay. They’re close, they offer a variety of activities, the rugged coastline provides endless photo opportunities, and the scenery is spectacular. Here are just a few: Salmon Creek is a wide expanse of

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Grapes…Grapes…and More Grapes

What Do You Know About The Grapes in Your Glass? by Wendy VanHatten One question that came up a week ago when wine tasting is…how many grapes does it take to make a bottle of wine? The answer is…it depends. Check out these facts: One ton of

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Do I Really Need a Tour Guide?

Do You Really Need to Hire a Tour Guide? by Wendy VanHatten Ever wondered if you really should hire a tour guide? There may be times when it is well worth it and there may be times when it is an unnecessary expense. So, how do you

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Rental Cars When Traveling

Rental Cars When Traveling by Wendy VanHatten Renting a car can be stressful when you are uncertain about driving conditions, street signs, or driving on the opposite side of the road. Throw in a minor fender-bender, or worse, and the stress level increases. Rental-car companies will try

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Travel Mishaps

Travel Mishaps by Wendy VanHatten You think you’re prepared for just about everything on your trip. That’s great. Now, do you know what to do if these happen to you? Lost Passport You realize your passport has disappeared. It may be stolen or it may be lost.

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Mt. St. Helena Hike…part two

Continuing on from last week…the hike continues up Mt. St. Helena by Wendy VanHatten To continue to the peak, scramble up a badly eroded hundred-yard-long stretch of trail to the fire road and turn left. This might be where you want to pick up the smaller kids

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