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6 OF THE BEST WINERIES IN AMADOR COUNTY

Most of us have the connotation that wine enthusiasts must be rather wealthy folks who don’t mind splurging on a fancy weekend pleasure trip, but the truth is, many of us do enjoy a nice, moderately priced bottle of wine from time to time and would love to learn more about the wine-making process, meet the winemakers, and share a connection to the place where our favorite grapes are grown.  If this sounds like you, Amador County Wines are a must-do girls trip or couple’s weekend.

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9 REASONS TO TEACH IN ALASKA THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

The courage it takes to pick up your life and move to a new place, especially one so near (or within) the arctic, isolated, and different from you own comfortable way of life, is rewarded with many unbelievable, breathtaking, and life changing experiences. Here are a few of my favorites:

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CHUGIAK CAFE: BEST BREAKFAST (AND COFFEE) IN ALASKA

Chugiak Cafe is known for its biscuits and sausage gravy, small batch coffee, roasted twice a week in an authentic 1910 coffee roaster purchased from the grandson of the first Hawaiian coffee roaster, and Trig’s authentic collection of antiques from all around the Lower 48.  It’s also the best Saturday chore procrastination spot!

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6 WAYS TRAVEL HELPS MAKE YOU A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER TEACHER: OUT OF THE DUST AND INTO THE WILD PART III

What happened next, you are asking? In this final installment of our journey, I want to share with you our trip through Canada and into Alaska (as we truly drove right out of the dust and into some very wild country) and 6 specific ways this trip made me a healthier, happier teacher and more importantly, how travel can help make YOU a healthier, happier teacher.

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