October, 2011 Larry and I flew to Chicago, rented a car and drove Route 66 back to Santa Monica. The adventure continued, and now that we knew we were taking way too much time each day pulling over to photograph every “66” we saw, we agreed to hightail it and use the interstate, when necessary. […]
Steak, corn, bread, salad. Just what the doctor ordered the day we rolled into Amarillo on our Route 66 road trip. You’ve seen the Big Texan Steakhouse on the Food Network, right? Man vs. Food. Or in travel books… “Home Of The Free 72 Oz. Steak!” We watched anxiously for signs of it off the […]
Get your motor running. Head out on the highway…. this road trip may be on your Bucket List — driving Historic Route 66 the full way. Mapbooks, websites, chatrooms, AAA guides all confirmed – there IS NO one long Route 66 road. It’s been chopped and rerouted to smithereens over the decades. But still, what an adventure […]
I shot this iconic Historic Route 66 scene on my smartphone. Larry and I live in LA; we flew to Chicago, rented a car and drove 11 days, 8 states and 2675 miles across our big country to reach end-point Santa Monica, a few miles from home. Some people have this trip on their bucket […]
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This gal has stayed at some swanky hotels from Paris’ Hotel de Crillion (twice!), to a six-room suite in a Ritz Carlton, and a good number of Four Seasons (thanks, fat-cat PR client Kahlua), … but now, I go on record: I luv Hampton Inns. We just hit yet another…
My New Yorker friend, Miriam, was the one who told me that Rancho La Puerta is the “gold standard” of spas. She’d spent a week there a few years ago. I was surprised that an adventure traveler such as her would pick a “spa” as a vacation destination, let alone one at the opposite corner […]
Angelinos (and frequent visitors)… Does this armadillo look familiar? Surprise! It’s part of a Route 66 art installation on Santa Monica Blvd. between Century City and the 405 freeway. Technically NOT Beverly Hills, but a stone’s throw away. Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, California is Route 66.
Larry is a crisp connoisseur. He likes cookies with crunch. He also loves when they have a spicy wallop. I prefer “al dente,” slightly soft. These Light Molasses Cookies ROCK for both of us – crisp crunchy edges, flavor that’s fairly intense. Then… right in the middle, awwww… a tender softness.
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