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I’m Headed to RARE Edinburgh

That’s right! I’m heading to Europe on official author-y business. More specifically, RARE Edinburgh! If you are gonna be at the conference, stop by and say “hi”. I’ll also be traveling around Europe for a bit, so if you are a European Reader who would like me to stop by your bookclub, let me know. […]

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Oh, Hey It’s a Bounce Back Giveaway…

It’s August in the Bay Area…aka the one month of the year where Karl Fog Monster stays around and yet its oddly warm. Ha! But seriously, its nice to have a little bit of sunshine, even if I’m going to spend most of that time working on something new. Nothing on that for now, but […]

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Food Travel

What is Time? Lessons I Learned in 2019

Alternatively titled; How I Learned to Take a Break. You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet around here. I needed a break, so I took one (with only minimal amounts of guilt involved). Basically, I over-committed myself and had to do a little back burnering. Between writing a new book, polishing […]

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Food Travel

So Long 2018 – Lessons I Got Outta Last Year

2018 was a big year. With that, I picked up a few lessons, some equally big and a few small, but helpful. Here is what I learned, or relearned, traveling and eating this year: Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is sit down and have a drink. You can’t make flights run […]

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Travel

Stellenbosch: The Best Food and Wine in South Africa

Stellenbosch is home to some of the best food and wine in the world. Come hungry and leave happy!

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Hometown Tourist

San Jose Has Got It Going On

San Jose is a city that deserves so much more attention.

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Travel

New Orleans–A Love Affair

We all knew I’d be back.

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Travel

A Weekend in Taos

Taos is the perfect combination of history, art, nature and culture!

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Travel

6 Hours In San Diego

Recently, I attended a conference in San Diego, and while the convention center is near the Gas Lamp in the Marina, I actually spent the majority of my limited free time in Balboa Park (I spoke on a panel, where I made parkour and dragon jokes, so I guess you can say it was a success). […]

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A Day in Downtown LA

It was Ashley of Death Valley fame’s birthday, so I popped down to LA for 24-hours to play in downtown LA. One of the things I love about Los Angeles is that it changes at a million miles an hour. Despite living there for more than a decade, there is always something new, something old […]