Before joining Summit Medical Group, Stacey C. Tavel, MD, was a pediatrician in private practice at Westcare Medical Group on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. She also has been a member of the medical staff at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. After a picnic lunch, we head to L’Isle-sur-La-Sorgue. This compact medieval town is built on the islands of five branches of the Sorgue river, which flows through, in and around the town, the reason it is often called The Venice of Provence”. What is the best cat litter for your feline companion? Five brands are compared with their advantages and disadvantages listed to help you decide.
For dessert, we will visit the flagship boutique of Valhrona Chocolate, where almost everything Valrhona sells in the store is offered for tasting – free. The prices of chocolate items are extremely reasonable, and I have to admit, I not only ate myself into a chocolate coma, I filled my suitcase with chocolate treats for the folks back home. Red wine and chocolate. What a day!
Obviously, most people will have many things that are important to them. Try to find out what they are and to what degree these things matter to them. How to make a sandwich; a humorous explanation, answering a question asked by Edwin Thomas. After Bowdoin, Tavel interned at American Express Publishing, where she worked with Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Executive Travel, Departures, and Centurion magazines.
An exploration of the various distractions threatening drivers on the roads today. There is, strictly speaking, no international law barring what U.S. intelligence agencies call a hacking-and-fake news campaign run out of the Kremlin. If you are not already signed up for the trip, I hope you can join us; but if not, we will have another food, wine and spirits adventure in France next year- so stay tuned for details!
Back in 1948 my mom hailed a train heading north in Oregon, and we rode to Astoria for the day. Then Mom took us back on the train (Astoria station), and the train stopped to let us off at a dirt road crossing. What a thrill that was. Depending on gaps and/or special approval, 3 or 4-night stays are possible in selected apartments and at slightly higher nightly rates.
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