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23 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why Is the Sun Up in the Middle of the Night?

I’m in Chicago on a couple hour layover. It’s 4:10 am according to my body, but Chicago believes it’s 6:10 am. I left LAX at about 10:45 pm. All this makes for a short night, but I’m sure my body will painfully remind me of that in short order once I arrive in Christiansburg, Virginia. […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments


Well, I wouldn’t necessarily recommend Virgin River as a hotel. Not a bad price, but the room was a bit step down from a Motel 6. I don’t mind Motel 6 when I’m traveling on my own, but when Colleen is with me, I like to provide something nicer. Again, the nice thing was having […]

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18 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Many Miracles

After this long week, it was wonderful to go back to the hotel room WITH Colleen. I’ve been staying at a place called “The Inn at Virginia Mason”, a cool 1920’s hotel that is actually physically connected to the Virginia Mason Medical Center that primarily serves patient’s families. I would highly recommend it for anyone […]

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24 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Time Warp, Part 5

It’s late night on Easter Sunday. We enjoyed a terrific weekend of Easter celebrations at church. This year, I sang in the choir, the first time I’ve done so in at least 15 years. It was a real blast connecting with the choir partners! I even got to sing one of my Easter favorites as […]

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21 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Simi Valley Starbucks Set To Close

In case you haven’t heard the news yet, the Starbucks at the corner of Royal & Madera is on the hit list. Starbucks is closing 600 of its stores nationwide, and this location is the only one in Ventura County on the chopping block. That’s going to change this stat big time! In case that’s […]

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18 December 2007 ~ 1 Comment

Starbucks Saturation

Did you know that in East Simi Valley, there there is one Starbucks for every 9.48 square miles and for every 12,253 people? In West Simi Valley, there is one Starbucks for every 4.24 square miles and for every 7,198 people. How come the west side gets all the good stuff? Want to check it […]

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