Travel: Paris in the Fall

I’ve been thinking hard about taking a trip to Paris in the next few weeks, well…because I simply miss it. So while searching the best airfare, and rates at my favorite hotel, I came across this interesting article in Timeout Online of the 21 things not to miss while in Paris in the fall. Which, […]

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In the Meantime – Here’s a Few Things I’ve Shared

While I regroup or find a new rhythm in my hectic life these days, I decided to share some of this and that I’ve posted on RS&S as well as my other site: Travel: `1. Paris Past the Eiffel Tower, 2. All About Asia,  3. Past the High Season,  4.Travel Need to Know    Food: Chicken Ramen, […]

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Experiencing Weirdness

I apologize for the lack of posts this past week as I am managing too many personal tasks at the moment. Thank you for your understanding. I’ll be back shortly  

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Dessert: Apples, Cognac, and Cardamon in cake that is

Here’s a pick me upper I think I am going to bake for tonight bypassing dinner all together. I think I owe it to myself to indulge a little. And if you are feeling the same way I do, then by all means…. INGREDIENTS 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs, at […]

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RS&S Topic of Interest: Friday The 13th Explained

I am not superstitious much – but I do have to bring to attention that today is Friday the 13th – and although the day and date has not much meaning to me, it does to some folks. So I decided to find out what the hype is all about. Check out what I discovered: […]

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Lifestyle: How To’s

Today’s list of how-to’s are for those of us – sometimes in need of a reminder or a new outlook on doing the same old thing. For example: How to CULL your wardrobe. Since I’ve taken this week off from work to do my bit of ‘AUTUMN’ cleaning – I am having trouble deciding what […]

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Doing a Bit Of Thinking Lately

I realize that there are more important concerns, or worries on everyone’s minds these days about everything that’s going on around the world, and/or in their own homes. And it would be insensitive of me not to say that I am fully aware and feeling just as down and helpless as the next person. I […]

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Travel: Is Still A Good Idea

This year I switch my travels abroad to March instead of the usual October trip I take every year, and believe me I regret that decision. But only because it is now October, and my brain is programmed for Europe. Now since most of my friends are smartly taking their holidays or vacations for a […]

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Food: What To Eat For A Good Night Sleep

Believe it or not I’ve tried these tricks or suggestions – right before bed, I sometimes feel the need to snack and before I used to indulge in a piece of chocolate, or sometimes even a  cookie – but after finding this list of foods to help in getting a good night sleep, I have […]

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Stay-cation in Full Gear and What’s On My Mind

I decided to take two weeks off from work to simply do ‘Autumn’ cleaning, and a few minor projects around the house.  I realized when I woke up this morning, while unable to breathe from the smog blanketing over San Francisco, due to the Napa/Sonoma fires, that our country has had one of the most […]

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Sunday Morning Reads 100817

I felt the chill of Autumn this morning – after leaving my window wide open overnight – since the 70 degree temps from the evening before. Something we experience here in San Francisco in October. Even though it was cold, it felt wonderful to breathe in the clean early morning air, and opening my eyes […]

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