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Wedded Bliss in San Francisco

A college friend decided it was time to get hitched to his girlfriend and this gave us the perfect opportunity to make up for a not-so-great trip to San Francisco we took a few years ago. After packing 12 bags for Alessio and a shopping bag for ourselves, the three of us flew north to “The City” in […]

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Hanging with the Cousins at the Prescott Cabin

In July of 2014, I packed up the car with one suitcase for Mama and me and filled up the rest of the trunk space with everything needed for a small 21 pound human being (which is a lot!). By the grace of the gods, Alessio rocked the 8ish hour journey and was all smiles […]

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Utah 2012 – Hiking Down Peruvian Gulch

After a day in the city full of religion, sno-cones, food, beer tastings and more beer tastings, those extra calories meant we (ok, mostly me) needed a little bit of exercise and hiking seemed like just the thing. If only we had a good place to spend a day out in nature…

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Utah 2012 – Religion and Beer

After growing tired of the country life (and to mostly give our legs a break), Wife and I headed into the urban jungle for a taste of Salt Lake City. After a stop off at the Visit Salt Lake Information Center (mostly to spy on the competition), we enjoyed an afternoon of religious history and […]

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Utah 2012 – The First Few Days

After a quick flight with some peanuts and drinks, Wife and I landed in the great state of Utah. With our Ford Fiesta and some groceries from a Super Target, we headed up the mountains toward our destination, Snowbird, for some hiking and relaxation. During our first full day, we explored the small village to […]