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2015 and counting down

oh boy, the first quarter of 2015 is gone and I haven’t had a minute to sit and write a post. Here’s what went down in the last three months – new craft beer map of our area and beyond, new craft beer tour from SF to Petaluma (saw the bus), participated in the benefit

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In the News . . .The Barlow

Thanks to the Sebastopol Chamber who posted in their newsletter Foder’s Travel Guide on the 10 Top Things to do in Sonoma County (Besides Drink Wine), here’s the link: http://www.fodors.com/news/photos/top-10-things-to-do-in-sonoma-county-besides-drink-wine#!9-the-barlow The Barlow gets named once again for their food and drink centric atmosphere. As well as, other favorite spots us locals love to visit. The

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SF to Napa Ragnar Relay – yes they did it!

Any of you ultra distance runners? How about running with a group of 12 over 100 miles in a relay? Them maybe you’ve heard of the Ragnar Relay Series. It’s a group run staged through out the US in various cities. Well, the San Francisco to Napa Ragnar Relay( https://www.ragnarrelay.com/events) was held just this last weekend and Global Adventures( an online tour

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McEvoy Ranch

  It was a bright, searing July Saturday afternoon when I joined ten other people for a walking tour of McEvoy Ranch. Nan McEvoy is related to the DeYoung of the DeYoung Museum in SF. She decide to buy acreage outside of Petaluma on the border of Marin and Sonoma County lines, here she planted

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Wisdom on the Go

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.   Thanks to the Travel section in the SF Chron this last Sunday, Larry Halbegger the Quotable Traveler.

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Soup and sandwich, soup and sandwich . . .

Andy Goldsworthy – Rock Pools Rock Pools – real rocks that have been super heated to crack. No, I’m not talking about yet another new restaurant that’s opened but about art and wine pairing together in the Napa Valley’s Mount Veeder region – The Hess Family Wine Estates and the Hess Art Collection. It all

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Sonoma County Vineyard Adventures

I just heard about this and thought I’d pass this along – the Sonoma County Wine Grape Commission has a program called Sonoma County Vineyard Adventure. Eight wineries from eight different AVA over Sonoma County offer a free self-guided tour of their vineyards from Schug Carneros Estate Winery in Southern Sonoma County to Francis Ford

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Running to Eat

Happy 2014, to those of you who take the time to read our little blog. Thanks so much, clap, clap! So let’s start off with running and eating – my two favorite things. Just outside of Sebastopol right off of Hwy 12 is Laguna de Santa Rosa, a small, compact wetland park run by the

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Be There or Be Square – Graton Casino & Resort

People, you need to mark your calendars for November 5 when the brand spanking new Graton Casino & Resort opens in Rohnert Park, CA. Yes, it’s another Indian casino but with a good twist – 16 brand new eatieries for Rohnert Park. This sleepy suburban town is getting four main restaurants and nine smaller eateries

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Sebastopol in May Sunset Magazine

A copy of May’s Sunset magazine just happen to fall into my lap last month – my sisters and I play musical chairs with our magazines until everyone has read them then we recycle. Sunset does great recipes but they also do informative travel articles especially like the ones about exploring in your own neighborhood

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