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Surprising St. Petersburg is alive with arts and sun

By Joseph Cuniffe St. Petersburg, FL, is one of the sunniest places in the country.  They say that the sun shines 361 days a year!  But in this, my first visit, it proved to be one of the most walkable … Continue reading

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Snohomish County: Changing the World

By Dean & Nancy Hoch So, just where in the world is Snohomish County? And how is the word pronounced? Most importantly, in what way is this remarkable place changing the world? Location: First-off, this huge Washington State county has … Continue reading

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Forget Paris . . . Try Quebec City and Montreal Instead!

By Dean and Nancy Hoch Yes! It’s true. You can forget all the problems that so many travelers experience when visiting Paris. Instead, discover as we did the magic of Quebec City (population 750,000) and Montreal (over 1.8 million), located, … Continue reading

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Balboa: Where an Island Is Not Really an Island

By Dean & Nancy Hoch Ever dreamed of spending some time on a beautiful, little “island” that’s utterly charming, relaxing, and a great place to while away a day, a week, a month or more—complete,  of course, with sea breezes … Continue reading

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Palm Springs: Desert Playground Then and Now

By Dean & Nancy Hoch Elvis, Dinah, Lucille, Greta, Nat King, Clint, Sonny, Kirk, Cher, Clark & Carole, Gary, Gene, Bob, and Elizabeth.  You add the last names. . .. These and hundreds of other Hollywood stars put Palm Springs … Continue reading

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