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Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast casts a bright glow

published about 20 hours ago
Oregon's Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast casts a bright glow
Where can you stay in a historic sentinel — rumored to be haunted — on a rugged coastline? Or watch a towering beacon cast beams of light that extend 21 miles out to sea? Nowhere, except at Heceta Head Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast on Oregon's central coast. My husband and I...

On the hunt for L.L. Bean 'duck' boots? Here are a few alternatives

published about 23 hours ago
On the hunt for L.L. Bean 'duck' boots? Here are a few alternatives
Who knew that a 102-year-old could be so hip? The classic "bean boot" was invented in 1902 by Leon Leonwood Bean himself. The boot even inspired him to launch L.L. Bean in the first place, according to L.L. Bean senior public affairs manager Carolyn Beem. The boot's design hasn't changed much since then, but the its popularity certainly has.

Try the lamb sliders at Revel Kitchen & Bar in Danville, Calif.

published 1 day ago
Try the lamb sliders at Revel Kitchen & Bar in Danville, Calif.
We visit our daughter in San Ramon, Calif., about every two months and have discovered an excellent "new" (open about a year) restaurant in downtown Danville. Revel Kitchen & Bar has both small and regular plates with an excellent, diverse menu. Our favorite item is lamb sliders.

Christmas in London is wondrous in Hyde Park, Kew Gardens, St. Paul's

published 1 day ago
Christmas in London is wondrous in Hyde Park, Kew Gardens, St. Paul's
"London for Christmas?" a friend asked. "But why?"