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Andaz San Diego Hotel
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Andaz San Diego Hotel

I love being in the heart of the action. But I can also appreciate a casual evening with wine and wonderful views. I got both and much more, when I recently discovered Andaz San Diego, a fascinating boutique hotel located in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter in downtown San Diego. “The concept behind…

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Dorothy’s Place: What Can I Say?

Well, 2012 is rapidly coming to an end. Only 5 more days and it will be history. I’m not going to attempt to recap events. The media, whatever form we choose to use, will do plenty of that and probably more accurately than I would. So, I’m looking to the future. The other day I…

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Walking Along the Fiscal Cliff

Let me begin by giving thanks to Ben Bernanke for coming up with this highly charged phrase: The Fiscal Cliff. The folks on the television have certainly run with it. I do believe that there’s an urgency to sort out our nation’s financial responsibilities. Regrettably, so much that’s being said is at best infotainment and…

Warm Winter Fun at Hilton Waikoloa Village
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Warm Winter Fun at Hilton Waikoloa Village

From pristine beaches lined with volcanic rock and green sand, to lush tropical rainforests teeming with waterfalls and streams, the natural beauty of Hawaii’s Big Island is unsurpassed. But as I found out on my recent trip there, the island also has man-made wonders, such as the Hilton Waikoloa Village resort, where a friend and…

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Remembering What’s Important

The madness continued in America last week as we, as a nation, shook our heads and shed a collective tear for the victims in Newtown, Connecticut. Despite what the talking heads on the news want to assume, nobody knows what was going through the killer’s head prior to the bullet that ended his life, and…

Relaxing on the Palm Springs Riviera
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Relaxing on the Palm Springs Riviera

By Greg Aragon I love Palm Springs because it is not only an exciting, desert resort community; but it also gives a peek into the hip, Hollywood glam days of the 1960’s, where boxy, modern architecture mixed with big name celebrities. I began a recent getaway to the desert oasis at the 406-roon Riviera Palm…

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Dorothy’s Place: Mom Always Said

My Mom had a storehouse of cliches. She often used them to teach me the lessons of life that she felt were important. Cleanliness was one of the things very important to her. Mom always said, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” Well, in that regard, I’m afraid I’m not quite as close to God as…

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From Scrooge to Tiny Tim, Here Comes “A Christmas Carol”

By Fran Syverson Charles Dickens would most likely be enchanted if he could be transported to see his “A Christmas Carol” now at A Noise Within in Pasadena. The old traditional tale is offered with fresh un-traditional éclat. So, although Dickens can’t be here, happily—we can! We all know by heart this classic story of…

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