Bon Appetit: Friends in Frejus and More Recipes

As world travelers and photographers, Henderson Productions joined forces with our friends from Poggio Amorelli B&B to explore culinary France.  Master Chef contestant Angela Perkins contacted chefs in five distinct regions and asked us to design and document the...

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Gross National Happiness:   A Zen lesson in Bhutan

Gross National Happiness: A Zen lesson in Bhutan

Hmmm.    One sets off to the remote country of Bhutan with a certain amount of excitement:  the thrill of a new place, the limited availability of visas to even visit, researched images dancing in the brain, possible interactions with a relatively isolated culture.   ...

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Simulators and Virtual Reality Oh My

Simulators and Virtual Reality Oh My

The 558th Training squadron of the USAF Air Education and Training command at Randolph AFB in San Antonio touches some full circle life experiences for me. When I was born in the early 60s my father was a maintenance technician for Air Force simulators and some of my...

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A Journey in the Autumn of Life

A Journey in the Autumn of Life

This is a tribute to the strength of aging Alzheimer patients and those who love them. Her eyes look haunting in the rearview mirror as the others snooze.  Heavy lidded, she’s trying desperately like the mental toddler she is to stay awake and watch it all go...

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Tuscany with Olive Garden:  Home Base at Reserva di Fizzano

Tuscany with Olive Garden:  Home Base at Reserva di Fizzano

In the spring of 2013, Henderson Productions was proud to travel with the experts from the restaurant chain, Olive Garden to explore as much about food and Tuscan life as possible.   We’ve created this series of blogs which, like the region, should remain relatively...

Tuscany with Olive Garden:   Lunch in Porto San Stefano

Tuscany with Olive Garden: Lunch in Porto San Stefano

In the spring of 2013, Henderson Productions was proud to travel with the experts from the restaurant chain, Olive Garden to explore as much about food and Tuscan life as possible.   We’ve created this series of blogs which, like the region, should remain relatively...

Tuscany with Olive Garden:   It IS like the Commercials

Tuscany with Olive Garden: It IS like the Commercials

In the spring of 2013, Henderson Productions was proud to travel with the experts from the restaurant chain, Olive Garden to explore as much about food and Tuscan life as possible.   We’ve created this series of blogs which, like the region, should remain relatively...

The Ten Best Things from 2020

The Ten Best Things from 2020

I’m a glass half full kind of girl so while everyone is super busy disparaging and writing off 2020, I thought I’d take a look at ten positives from this crazy year.    I see all of these as forward motion and perfect examples of resilience and rebirth here in...

Simulators and Virtual Reality Oh My

Simulators and Virtual Reality Oh My

The 558th Training squadron of the USAF Air Education and Training command at Randolph AFB in San Antonio touches some full circle life experiences for me. When I was born in the early 60s my father was a maintenance technician for Air Force simulators and some of my...

A Journey in the Autumn of Life

A Journey in the Autumn of Life

This is a tribute to the strength of aging Alzheimer patients and those who love them. Her eyes look haunting in the rearview mirror as the others snooze.  Heavy lidded, she’s trying desperately like the mental toddler she is to stay awake and watch it all go...

Historic Rt 11 in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

Historic Rt 11 in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley

It’s a lovely sunny early autumn day in the Shenandoah Valley as we wake and venture into our farmhouse kitchen after a comfortable night under handmade quilts in our rental cabin.   The 18thc floors show their age – bowed and just creaky enough to provide a hint of...

A Little More on the Search for Amazing Pie

A Little More on the Search for Amazing Pie

A friend recently asked me if I plan my trips around pie.  Well, not exactly.  It just turns out to be a good judge of a place.  A wonderful pie is not an easy thing to make.  And more often than not, it’s the sign of a real cook in the kitchen.   One can toss some...

Shenandoah Valley Fall Escape

Shenandoah Valley Fall Escape

Stretched out on the sloping lawn alongside a creek in the Shenandoah Valley on an early autumn afternoon with the dappled sun filtering thru the ancient black walnut and chestnut trees is the perfect respite from a hectic and crazy summer of strife and conflict. ...

Thoughts on Pie – The Shenandoah Valley Favorite

Thoughts on Pie – The Shenandoah Valley Favorite

I’m not exactly a foodie.  We don’t generally travel for specific food reasons preferring instead to eat local and find the specialities of the region.  I always prefer a local diner or restaurant than chains and have been known to go out of our way if someone has...

Safari Means ‘Journey’ in Swahili

Safari Means ‘Journey’ in Swahili

In the winter of 2019, Henderson Productions took a small group to Tanzania for a 14-day adventure.   This blog series tells the story of the trip and our fellow travelers.  Using our network around the world, we curated a tour to give us local connections and...

Stone Town Zanzibar and the Great Slave Trade

Stone Town Zanzibar and the Great Slave Trade

In the winter of 2019, Henderson Productions took a small group to Tanzania for a 14-day adventure.   This blog series tells the story of the trip and our fellow travelers.  Using our network around the world, we curated a tour to give us local connections and...

Bagamoyo and East African Slavery

Bagamoyo and East African Slavery

In the winter of 2019, Henderson Productions took a small group to Tanzania for a 14-day adventure.   This blog series tells the story of the trip and our fellow travelers.  Using our network around the world, we curated a tour to give us local connections and...

Surrounded by Elephants in Tarangire National Park

Surrounded by Elephants in Tarangire National Park

In the winter of 2019, Henderson Productions took a small group to Tanzania for a 14-day adventure.   This blog series tells the story of the trip and our fellow travelers.  Using our network around the world, we curated a tour to give us local connections and...

Ngorongoro or Bust

Ngorongoro or Bust

In the winter of 2019, Henderson Productions took a small group to Tanzania for a 14-day adventure.   This blog series tells the story of the trip and our fellow travelers.  Using our network around the world, we curated a tour to give us local connections and...

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