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Decisions in Paradise

“So what do you think of our trip so far, baby?” sweet Peter asks with a warm, boozy smile. I don’t know whether it was the wine, the comfort of a real bed, or the calming effect of the waves crashing on the shore, but out I blurted, “I gotta tell you. I’m kind of […]

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This Just In: We’re Buying A Van!

After many long and painful hours setting up camp, fending off swarms of bugs, sleeping in discomfort and the uneasy feeling that whatever is rustling in the bushes next to our tent might, in fact, be a pack of sabertooth tigers, we’ve decided car camping is best left for weekend warriors and savages. But it’s […]

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Photo Essay: Maui (part 2)

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Photo Essay: Maui (part 1)

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Photo Essay: Napa Valley

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Photo Essay: Big Sur

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12 Crazy Hours in the City by the Bay

My friend Wes and I looked at each other sitting in the back of a black Toyota Camry with the same baffled and terrified look on our faces as our Colombian Lift driver was getting ready to either murder us for knowing too much or drop us safely at our destination in the Russian Hill […]

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Paul Bunion’s Beautiful Chest Hair

Winding through the meandering path of Redwood National Park, flanked by the world’s tallest trees and a fine, misty beachside fog, we come to a clearing of a grassy field, a jammed parking lot, and the biggest f*#$#% statue of Paul Bunion and his trusty blue ox, Babe, either of us had ever seen. This […]

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Photo Essay: Redwood National Park

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Photo Essay: Crater Lake

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