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September 8, 2016 - Litquake 
I will be a presenter at:
Taste of Travel - Travel Writers
6 to 7:15 PM
Pizza Orgasmica
812  4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901

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May 10 to 15, 2016  - Yellowstone National Park
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April 18 - 19, 2016  Holman Ranch, Carmel Valley and Soledad Mission

April 2, 2016 - Sonoma County Author Event, Rohnert Park Library

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March 2016


I was awarded the 2015 Travelers' Tales Solas Silver Award for my story, "Progressive Supper."

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August 27 to 30, 2015 - Quebec, Canada  - Quebec City - A Feast For Your Senses!

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May 4 to 11, 2015 - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

North American Travel Jornalists Association annual meeting.

I was awarded the Bronze Medal for my story about cruising, "Up a Lazy Canal - Cruising the Canal du Midi in France."

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September 7 to 20, 2014  - France

7 to 10 - Paris
10 to 16 - Barge Anjodi trip along the Canal du Midi
16 to 20 Paris



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August 14 to 17, 2014

Switzerland -- Lindt Chocolate celeration on top of Jungfrau (11,380 feet)



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February 13 to 16, 2014



San Francisco Writer's Conference
Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco
www.SFWC.org

Please check the schedule on their website for the dates and times of my presentations.

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June 17 - 20, 2013



Paris Without Jet Lag - Québec City's Musée de la Civilisation
World class exhibition on Paris in the Belle Epoque, Paris on Stage: 1889-1914

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June 15, 2013

Jacqueline's Birthday Celebration

With family in the pool and gardens at Francis Ford Coppola's winery in Gyserville, CA



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February 5, 2013



Jacqueline's newest book, One Last Trip to Paris, is now available at www.amazon.com

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October 23, 2012

Jacqueline is featured in:
http://www.teachingtraveling.com/2012/10/23/teaching-travel-writing-through-a-best-selling-book-jacquie/

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October 10 to 17, 2012



Jacqueline will be in Germany on a whirlwind trip following in the footsteps of Richard Wagner from Frankfurt, to Eisenbach, Leipzig, Dresden, Bayreuth and back to Frankfurt. She was the only American in a group of 13 journalists from around the world.

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April 2012


The 7th edition of The Travel Writer's Handbook, which Jacqueline co-authored, has been published and is available at your local book seller or on Amazon.com

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September 17, 2011

 

The 6th edition of The Travel Writer's Handbook, which Jacqueline co-authored, is now available in Korean in Korea.

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July 17, 2011

Jacqueline will be a judge at the 2nd Annual San Francisco Lamb Jam, which is a part of the American Lamb Jam Tour. The participating chefs include: David Bazirgan-Fifth Floor, Eric Berg-Wente Vineyards, Jeffery Lunak-Morimoto Napa, Michael Koening-Grand Cafe, and many more. There are several friendly chef/dish competitions, including "Best in Show," "People's Choice," " Best Leg, Loin, Shank and Shoulder" categories. www.fansoflambsanfrancisco.com

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July 16, 2011

Jacqueline will do a presentation on "Food and Travel Writing" at the Bay Area Travel Writer's monthly meeting at the Rockin H Ramch in Petaluma.

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July 16 and 17, 2011

Jacqueline's phone conversation with Rick Steves about "food in your travels” will be on the air on the July 16/17 edition of the Travel with Rick Steves radio show

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July 9 - 11, 2011


Jacqueline will take part in an exclusive few days at Wente Family Vineyards in Livermore, CA. There will be lectures on the family background, the wine making process and a tasting of their interesting and delicious wines. Also included will be special menu's that match their wines with food. All this and an outdoor Jazz Concert and an early morning yoga class with Karl Wente.

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June 28, 2011


Jacqueline celebrated her birthday at the Sonoma Mission Inn Spa with Maureen Wheeler and Cathy Miller. Ah, what a lovely day that was. They toasted her memoir, "Taking a Chance on Love," with a 1993 bottle of Dom Perignon.

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June 2011



Jacqueline has been twirling around the Sonoma, Napa and Livermore wine growing regions soaking up the sun and tasting delicious wines.

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March 17, 2011

Jacqueline's memoir, "Taking a Chance on Love," is live on Amazon.com/kindle and BarnesandNoble.com/Nook and Amazon Print on Demand

At the time in my life when I thought my love life was over, I traveled to Italy and fell for a much younger man. What should only have been a one-night-stand continues much to the indignation of my grown children and friends. From Lucca to San Francisco our romance sizzles with excitement and drama.


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February 18, 2011


Jacqueline will be a guest speaker at the San Francisco Writer's Conference, (www.sfwriters.org) February 18 to 20. The Conference is held annually at the Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco. Jacqueline will speak about travel and food writing on Friday, February 18, at 11 AM.
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February 11, 2011
Guest lecturer at the Canon Kip Skills Center CHEFS Program, Episcopal Community Services Center, San Francisco.

Jacqueline leads a interactive workshop titled "Playing With Your Food." This is always a spirited event and the budding chef's really have fun and get inspired about the food they prepare.

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Feburary 8, 2011

Moved my blog to:  FoodFlirtOnline.wordpress.com
old blog at FoodFlirt.blogspot.com is still online but not updated

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October 21 - 24, 2010

I'm off to Albuquerque, New Mexico to discover the secrets of Southwest Cuisine.

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October 14, 2010

Guest lecturer at the Canon Kip Skills Center CHEFS Program, Episcopal Community Services Center, San Francisco.

Jacqueline leads a interactive workshop titled "Playing With Your Food." This is always a spirited event and the budding chef's really have fun and get inspired about the food they prepare.

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October 9, 2010


 

Just posted a delicious recipe for plum jam on my food blog. www.FoodFlirt.blogspot.com

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August 14, 2010

Jacqueline and her three sister's enjoyed a weekend retreat in Laguna Beach.

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July 7, 2010

Jacqueline moved to Petaluma, CA. You can check out her new digs by going to her blog, www.FoodFlirt.blogspot.com for details.

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June 16, 2010

On a trip to Mesa Verdi, CO, Jacqueline explored ancient indian cave dwellings and wandered along the Mesa trails. The scenery was incredibly lovely and she was fascinated imagining what life must have been like for the indian's living there.

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June 15, 2010


Her birthday this year was celebrated with her family at a little French cafe in Larkspur, CA, where she dined on deliious foods including succulent escargo's, dripping in butter, garlic and chopped parsley. Yummm!
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2010 

Jacqueline is currently working on two novels.: One Last Trip to Paris and Venetian Magic. Two of her favorite European cities creates the perfect settings for romance. 

Her blog, www.FoodFlirt.blogspot.com is a collection of delicious recipies and notes about food and wine from her travels. It.s sure to leave the reader salivating and hopefully inspire them to get cooking!

No birthday plans have been made as yet. Stay tuned.

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June 15, 2009

Jacqueline's Birthday celebration was in Fes, Morocco. She was traveling with Cathy Miller after a retreat with the other Wild Wirting Women in Marrakech.

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June 6 to 13, 2009
Marrakech, Morocco

Wild Writing Women Semi-Annual Retreat with Maureen Wheeler.

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April 24 to 26, 2009

Mendocino coast press trip with the Bay Area Travel Writers. Jacqueline was traveling with Seraphina Landgrebe, master photographer.

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March 31, 2009

Guest lecturer at the Canon Kip Skills Center CHEFS Program, Episcopal Community Services Center, San Francisco.

Jacqueline leads a interactive workshop titled "Playing With Your Food." This is always a spirited event and the budding chef's really have fun and get inspired about the food they prepare.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009


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The Wild Writing Women will be doing a workshop at the WOW Conference titled: Inspiration Comes From the Most Unexpected Places/This isn’t the Story I Planned to Write

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October 6, 2008
San Francisco, CA

Guest presenter at the Episcopal Santuary Chef School in San Francisco. Jacqueline teaches a quarterly workshop called "Playing With your Food." It's designed to get the students really thinking about food using their five senses. Members of the Chef School only.

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September 18 to 21, 2008
Shreeveport, LA

Food, culture and customs of northern Louisiana.

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August 21 to 24, 2008
Park City, Utah

Annual Jazz Festival at Deer Park.

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July 30, 2008
San Francisco, CA

Romance Writers of America Annual Conference.

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June 13 to 17, 2008


Laguna Beach, California 
Family vacation to celebrate Jacqueline's birthday.

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May 25 to 31, 2008
Loire Valley, France

Jacqueline will be sipping the divine wines of the Loire Valley, France, including her big favorite Menatou Salon. You can find out all about it on her FoodFlirt.blogspot.com column.

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March 27 to 30, 2008

Grand Ole Opery 
Nashville, TN

Jacqueline will be taking notes back stage at the Grand Ole Opery. And exploring traditional southern cooking. Perhaps she will get a few new recipies for her FoodFlirt.blogspot.com

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March 1, 2008

WOW (women on writing) Conference
Skyline College
San Bruno, CA

Jacqueline will be teaching a travel writing class with other members of the Wild Writing Women
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February  2008

Weekend in Sonoma County spent finding unusual tourist destinations along the wine trails.

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February 16 to 21, 2008

Barbados Jazz Festival
Barbados

Jacqueline will be checking out the delights of Barbados snd attending their annual jazz festival.
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