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June 7, 2012
Posted To: Sarah's Point of View, Travel Blog

We Look for One Thing and Find Another

We are hungry. We are tired. We are hot. Like an oasis, we set our sights on the Maharaja Indian restaurant to restore us. Does it fit the mission of Nourish the Journey? Yes! Is it lovely and cool on what is turning into a too hot day? Yes!

Dosas are on the menu. I must have a dosa.

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
June 1, 2012
Posted To: Sarah's Point of View, Travel Blog

We Did Not Mean To Go To O’Hare – by sarah p

As we planned our trip through Illinois, Nicole thought it would be wise to have a NtJ stop somewhere in the Windy City. We gamely set our sights on The Green Zebra. Our usually trusty GPS, however, opted to take us on what I would call the back road, rambling tour of Chicago.

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
May 26, 2012
Posted To: Travel Blog

Herding Cats

In one month our family is moving across the country from San Luis Obispo, CA to Lewes, DE.  One of the first things we needed to do was transport our cats to stay with my sister in VA until we get there.  Although we miss them, the stress of the move would have been too…

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
May 22, 2012
Posted To: Sarah's Point of View

Why Travel?

Having just returned from a 10-day road trip with Nicole, I would have to say it is definitely worth it. There is nothing like getting out of your element. …

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
May 21, 2012
Posted To: Travel Blog

Home Again

After two weeks driving I-5 and I-90, I am back in CA with the family. What a pleasure it was to travel across the US, meeting all of the wonderful people and discovering local places where food is prepared with fresh ingredients and more than a little bit of passion. There were diners, natural food…

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It is Time for a New Journey

On May 3, a new journey will begin. I have enlisted a partner to start research on a new road most traveled.  My longtime pal Sarah will be joining me to research the healthy eats along I-5 from Sacramento to Seattle and then I-90 west to Toledo, Ohio.  She is flying out from Pennsylvania and…

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
April 21, 2012
Posted To: Travel Blog

Fresh, Organic and Local in Paso Robles

It is always good to revisit areas that have been covered by Nourish the Journey.  Sometimes there are spots that you missed on your first time through, or as is the case here, a friend points out a spot that is a must see for our journey. I recently had lunch in Paso Robles with…

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
April 5, 2012
Posted To: Nicole's Personal Take on Things, Travel Blog

Keeping up with the Speed of Life

I hope you will excuse my absence over the last weeks. Personal life and activities with my boys’ school have monopolized my time. Since returning from Norway, I am finding the speed of life is breathtaking. Each day is full of driving to school and activities and my efforts to eat right and excersize have…

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March 20, 2012
Posted To: Nicole's Personal Take on Things, Travel Blog

Finding Fresh Organic Snacks While on the Road

Finding healthy, organic snacks during a trip can prove to be challenging. Most of us that worry about this sort of thing try to pack what we need, but sometimes either you did not pack enough or you just want to get something new. I have many times resorted to the $5 pack of fruit…

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Photo by Nicole Desaulniers
March 17, 2012
Posted To: Travel Blog

A Hub of Ethnic Cuisine Choices

When driving south along CA Hwy 101, there comes a time when you leave the coast and descend down into the grand expanse that is the Los Angeles Metro area. Traffic becomes more chaotic and busy and exits seem more and more forbidding. Don’t fret, because there is an exit among the fray that will…

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