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San Mateo County History Museum recap

Last month, we were temporarily residing in Redwood City, where I took advantage of many local amenities, including the San Mateo County History Museum and the awesome used bookstore in the basement, Encore Books on the Square. Here are some of the highlights … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Chicago(land)

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY I AM GOING TO CHICAGO” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send them … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Ottawa

A friend asked, so here are some Greatest Hits of Ottawa (According to Amanda) in the form of a partial and evolving list of thing to do / see / eat for future visitors and / or residents and other interested … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Los Angeles

So far, the best thing about living in SoCal (Southern California) is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Montreal and Quebec City

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY I AM GOING TO QUEBEC” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send them … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in Orange County

The best thing about Orange County is when people visit, which they do with some frequency due to Nicest Weather Ever Syndrome, because then we get to go do fun things. Keep in mind, the weather is constantly amazing / … Continue reading

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Things to do / see / eat in the Santa Barbara area

If you have done something really clever and found yourself visiting a friend around Santa Barbara in the middle of the worst snowstorm on record for your Illinois town, props to you. Here are some things that you can do … Continue reading

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Chicago-land Activities

Sometimes people email me and they are like “HEY WE ARE COMING TO CHICAGO” and I am like “AWESOME” and then I type them up an email of everything I think they should do. From now on, I’ll just send … Continue reading

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