By: Patricia On: August 17, 2011 In: California, Photography, Travels Comments: 5

I’m living in Long Beach at the moment, and I’ll write more about that in a future post, but for now, I believe there’s been too much talking and not enough photos around here. I met Manuel and Maria fishing by the Long Beach Marina. Manuel kept asking if...

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By: Patricia On: June 23, 2011 In: Sailing, Travels Comments: 0

It has been about three years (or more) since I’ve been telling myself that I’ll move to California to be closer to sailing. While I was on vacation in Los Angeles, I did a little Wednesday night sailing — and what best way to spend a mid-week afternoon than...

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By: Patricia On: June 19, 2011 In: Travels Comments: 0

The iconic San Francisco Trolley will set you back $5. But as is the case with all things created by intricate mechanical systems, the trolley is given to breaking down, or needing repair, or perhaps it was just having a long series of bad days and it really just...

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By: Patricia On: April 25, 2011 In: Amazing!, Travels Comments: 2

Not the greatest video, mind you. Seeing marine life in any shape or form is incredibly exciting to me. While sailing on Mother Cramer, dolphins would swim alongside, surfing on the waves created as the ship breaks through the water. Everyone would peer over the side in a sort...

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By: Patricia On: April 23, 2011 In: Photography, Travels Comments: 0

Old Town Alexandria, Virginia Washington, D.C. The problem with waiting long to post photos and write about a trip is that you always forget. There was little to forget or remember on my trip to D.C. The trip was not bad at all, in fact my job put me...

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By: Patricia On: March 11, 2011 In: Travels Comments: 0

The thought occurred to me, that I should be more aware of certain technicalities so as not to offend. It must be a great time expense for travel writers, because it does require some extra research and thought. On that note, I wanted to see if it begs clarification,...

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By: Patricia On: March 07, 2011 In: Travels Comments: 1

Greeting from the nation’s capital. For the next week, I’ll be working out of my company’s D.C. office. Unlike in Phoenix, I get a whole office for myself. And here’s the view: That’s Alexandria City Hall. Off to a full week of work, and hopefully some fun too!

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By: Patricia On: February 28, 2011 In: Arizona, Travels Comments: 0

Sedona, Arizona The backyard of the Sedona Dream Maker Bed and Breakfast in Sedona, Arizona. Desert Botanical Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona.

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By: Patricia On: February 24, 2011 In: Arizona, Travels Comments: 3

A deceiving headline, I know, but essential in conveying what I felt when I first moved to Arizona. I was certain that this state was just that, a desert. Two hours north of the cacti and dust, at a summit elevation of 11,500 feet, there is the Arizona Snowbowl....

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By: Patricia On: February 18, 2011 In: Photography, Travels Comments: 4

When work gave me the opportunity to take a class out of town, I had a choice between San Jose and San San Francisco. One of my bosses, in a conference call from D.C., said “just look to see which trip would be less expensive” which was a reasonable...

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