Author: Nadya Boone

Nadya makes cocktails, writes, and knows random useless things. She would say she named the Unibrain, except that by definition the Unibrain named itself.
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Cape Kennedy and Disney World

In 2014 we had a chance to spend part of a day at Cape Kennedy as part of another trip. We knew that we hadn’t…

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Death Valley Postcard – Day 3

We woke up thinking we’d head to Scotty’s Castle, since we’ve never been there. But then Jim said, “Let’s do Titus Canyon” and I said…

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Dream House for a Week – What I Cooked

Ever since I watched The Ghost and Mrs. Muir when I was eight years old, I’ve wanted to live where I could see the ocean….

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Oregon Coast Day 2

Saturday, we had a great breakfast at The Coffee House in Newport (Dungeness Crab omelet!). Since the weather on the coast was still better than…

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Sunny Oregon Coast

We both had the week off, so took advantage of the weather at the coast, which was SUNNIER and WARMER than Portland. (This very very…

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Christmas Ornaments

I tend to buy an ornament that somehow reflects the year. It started as something I’d get Jim for Christmas every year, but morphed into…

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Washington IDPA SSP Marksman State Champion 2013

Congratulations, Jim!

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Alaska – Day 5 – Fairbanks – Oil, Rockets, Rocks and Aurora

The Trans-Alaska pipeline – the construction techniques to make it safe in earthquakes and deal with the permafrost were fascinating.   800 miles built in…

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Alaska – Day 2 – Seward

Today we took a bus to Seward.  Someone who worked at the hotel told us the road between Anchorage and Seward is considered one of…