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Father’s Day Travel Gift Guide

What to get the dad who has everything? I have put together the ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide for Dads who love to travel. By the way, you don’t have to be a father to shop this travel gift guide or take advantage of the discount codes that I’ve included.

If your dad, husband, brother or […]

June 12th, 2017|California, Travel Apparel, Travel Gear|

Book review: “The Mission” photographs by Dick Evans

Post contributed by Lisa Crovo Dion

It’s summer and my kids have already been out of school for more than a week. So before travel and camps kick in, we’ve been exploring our city of San Francisco.

Over the weekend it was an excursion to Chinatown where my son bought himself his third fidget spinner, this one […]

June 7th, 2017|California, San Francisco|

Gator by the Bay: A Dash of Cajun in Southern California

This is a guest post by Susan Guillory of The Unexplorer.

Let me preface this story by saying: I am Cajun. And given that there is not a great deal of Cajun culture in San Diego and its environs, I’m always pretty suspicious whenever anyone claims to sell Cajun food or play Cajun music. I taste the gumbo with one eyebrow cocked, sure that it won’t live up to its authentic roots.

So when I finally, after seven years, had the opportunity to go to Gator by the Bay, a Cajun festival held each Mother’s Day weekend, my attitude was, “We’ll see how Cajun this is. Hmph.”

Apparently there are quite a few Cajuns and afficionados hiding in my fair city. […]

May 29th, 2017|California, Louisiana|