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Native to Asia, the Bornean orangutan is native to the island of Borneo, the third largest island in the world.  They are considered endangered due to threats caused by deforestation, palm oil plantations, and hunting. Like all great apes, Bornean orangutans are highly intelligent and 97% of their DNA is the same as a human’s.  This […]

Better Half is one of the most creative, thoughtful gift givers I know, especially because the gifts he gives me focus more on experiences than stuff. For example, you might remember that last year’s birthday present was a dinner on the Napa Valley Wine Train. This year, for Valentine’s Day, we had dinner at Table […]

After getting the idea from this year’s Valentine’s episode of the Big Bang Theory, Better Half treated me to dinner on the Wine Train for my birthday this year.  It was an amazing experience!  We planned ahead and were lucky enough to score a Vista Dome reservation. Boarding began around 5:30 pm for a 6:00 […]

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