Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Passport Info You Need to Know
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Passport Info You Need to Know

Passport Information by Wendy VanHatten Every September, the State Department conducts a national public awareness campaign to capture the attention of an increasingly mobile U.S. population. This year, the Department’s office of Passport Services will launch the #PicturePerfectPassport campaign on Twitterand Facebook. Their goal is to improve the quality of passport photos that applicants submit […]

San Carlos Borromeo Del Rio Carmelo
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San Carlos Borromeo Del Rio Carmelo

Carmel Mission by Wendy VanHatten   Certainly one defining piece of California’s history is the missions. Mention California missions and many people immediately bring to mind an image of a large, attractive, stone church, a bell tower, and a peaceful setting. While that may be true for many of them […]

Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park By Wendy VanHatten “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” Albert Einstein Looking for a unique driving trip, complete with variety, simplicity, and history? How about the diversity of visiting rain forests, mountains, glaciers, coastlines, lakes, and rivers all in one place. Impossible? Look no further than Olympic National […]

Chill Your Wine…Quickly
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Chill Your Wine…Quickly

I Forgot to Chill My Champagne by Wendy VanHatten I know I’ve been in this situation. My guests are having a good time and I go to the refrigerator for the next bottle of bubbly. But…I forgot to chill it down. When that happens, don’t panic. Here are a couple […]