Left my heart in San Francisco… Again.

I made my first trip to San Francisco in August of 2012. Mark Twain was right when he said, "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." Since then, I've lost half a dozen close friends to this beautiful and eclectic city, made a dozen more trips, and have finally (almost)…

Welcome 2015 | San Francisco, CA

In recent years, I've lost at least half a dozen close friends to San Francisco. It is no wonder that each time I have a long weekend, I wind up there. This year I was fortunate enough to welcome 2015 with friends, Champagne, and caviar with a rather ridiculous (and awesome) hip hop soundtrack. The weekend was packed with fantastic food,…

Lake Tahoe | Truckee, CA

When people hear "Tahoe," they probably think of the lake (one of the US's largest, and second deepest behind Crater Lake) or skiing and other winter sports. Truth be told, it's a fantastic summer destination with mountains to hike, bike paths to shred, roller skating, fly fishing, kayaking, and just about any other outdoor activity suitable for…