Good friends, gilded mirrors and hyggelig times in Winchester, Virginia

This is the third of a 3-part series  Two years ago, with three girlfriends in tow my spirits were in high form.   Our first priority, after arrival, was (what else) to eat.   After our usual “what do you feel like eating?” and “Oh, I don’t care.  Whatever you guys decide” routine, we finally settled on …

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Escape to Winchester, VA: Nourishments for the soul –Food, music and wine or, how Patsy Cline’s loving arms picked me up on my way down

This is the second of a 3-part series. I first fell for Winchester after a disappointing Thanksgiving.  The vision -- a romantic weekend for two, strolling hand-in-hand, good food, wine and candlelight--had  gone "poof"; much like a severely overcooked Turkey that explodes once the knife is inserted. Instead there were three: me, myself and I.  The evening of my arrival …

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Thanksgiving gone wrong: How an escape to Winchester, Virginia led me to happiness

This is the first of a 3-part series. Let’s see now.  You’re in the beginning stages of a relationship.  The” past the coffee, dinner and getting to know you” but way before the “I want to swoop you up and spend the rest of my life with you” stage.  Or you’re married, committed but a …

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