Thursday, April 24, 2014

Day at Disney

Seriously, I LOVE Disney….not as much as I love the two handsome guys above, but, truly, I LOVE it A LOT!!! (and I might add, that I don’t even pretend to understand those who don’t…I mean what’s wrong with having some fun with our imaginations – we ALL can use that!) So, during this past […]

Thanksgiving in Yosemite

December 6, 2013 by  
Filed under Bubba, Family, Lita's Full Blog, Travels & Photos, Yosemite

This Thanksgiving, Pops, myself and the whole crew went to Yosemite for a few days. Needless to say the views were amazing – I simply LOVE this park! The days were cool – with a nice chill in the air! The air was super clear – making for a great time to snap some photos! […]

Fall Visit to Lake Tahoe

Last week, Pops & I went up to Tahoe for a quick Fall visit. Pops had purchased one of those special 2 night hotel deals on TravelZoo for a nice little lakeview room on the South shore. The weather was chilly, but the sun was shining and the days were gorgeous. As you look down […]

Biking Fun in San Francisco

So, lately I’ve been a little bit obsessed with cycling. Well, maybe not a little bit…but rather a big bit! Years ago, Pops and I used to ride a tandem together – ride a whole lot actually – as in over 1,000 miles one year. We also took a bike tour and rode across Italy […]

Busy Times – Recent Malibu Trip

October 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Lita's Full Blog, Malibu, Travels & Photos

Oh my gosh, these are busy times around here….as you’ve probably noticed by my week off of blogging! Not intentional trust me, it’s just sometimes…well, I’m busy living life and there truly is not time to stop and write about it. I’m way behind and have so much to tell. This will be a quick […]

Wordless Wednesday – San Francisco Fun

August 28, 2012 by  
Filed under Family, Lita's Full Blog, San Francisco

  A day in San Francisco with my boys….need I say more?    

I Left My Heart….SF

Just some FUN Friday photos today from our day hanging out in San Francisco with the monkeys. I’m still organizing the pictures of the boys goofing off around Fisherman’s Wharf with us. So, today, I’m just posting some scenic pics that I’ve been playing with taken from the bay cruise we went on. City Skyline […]

Friday’s Fabulous Five

Happy Friday everyone!! Here are the 5 Fabulous (in my opinion) standout moments I had this past week – hopefully one or more of them will inspire others to go green and/or try healthier foods and/or support eco-friendly businesses and/or take some time for themselves to be creative and play.  on my list this week […]

Sharing the Fun!

  As you may have noticed, this week I was gone and away from my computer a lot! You see, our anniversary falls every year over the President’s Day weekend, so we always have a bit of extra time off that we like to spend together. We actually picked this date to get married based […]

Wordless Wednesday – Lake Tahoe Winter’s Eve

Winter’s Eve in Lake Tahoe Please leave a comment with your Wordless Wednesday link so I can view it too! Happy Hump Day! uploaded by LitasWorld  

Nia’s Happy 50th Birthday

Sorry, I’ve been a bit MIA lately. It’s been a bit hectic around here so far this month and I don’t see that changing anytime soon. Gotta love the holidays! Last weekend my good friend Nia celebrated her 50th birthday. She celebrated this amazing milestone as only Nia could…with a lot of fun and with […]

Yes, I spotted an Elf!

I’m hoping everyone had a fabulous Thanksgiving! Truthfully, I’m still enjoying my Tofurky-Day time off as my mom is here visiting for a couple more days. Just to be sure you didn’t think I wasn’t posting because of some food coma injury, I thought I’d check in and post PROOF that the holidays have really […]

How to “Be”?

September 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Lita's Full Blog, Philosophies, The Ranch - Central Coast

We’re away from home right now. Visiting one of our “happy” places the Ranch. Usually there are a lot more people here when we are here, and I’m busy socializing, visiting and catching up with them. Today, however, I found myself alone (except for Bubba) for quite a few hours. Free! When I never feel […]

Scenes from Monterey, CA

September 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Lita's Full Blog, Monterey

Oh how I love Monterey! Luckily, it’s less than an hours drive from my home. There are actually so many gorgeous places  – all different and unique – within an hour or two of my home. I feel so lucky and also always wonder why I don’t visit them more often. I suspect that work […]

This Past Week’s Fun in Malibu

Yes, that is a naughty dog up above…though he has no idea that he’s being naughty. I shot this in Malibu this past weekend when we were visiting some friends. It was a long weekend filled with friends – some old, and some new, fun & laughter, love, good food, and GREAT music! Here’s to […]

Wordless Wednesday – LadyBugs

July 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Lake Tahoe, My Homestead, Travels & Photos

Tahoe – Rubicon Trail to Emerald Bay Hike

June 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Everyday Adventures, Lake Tahoe

As expected, it’s just glorious up here in Lake Tahoe. We’re staying in Incline Village for 5 days with our good friends Greg and Dianna. There is still quite a bit of snow up on the mountaintops making almost every view simply gorgeous. The crisp, clean air just makes the colors seem much more vivid […]

Beach Toy Advice

May 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Everyday Adventures, Family, Santa Cruz

I have a feeling we’re going to be making quite a few trips to the beach this summer if we’ll have as much fun as we had this past weekend. Here in Northern California the weather at the coast can be hit or miss in the summertime – you can have a gorgeous sunny day […]

Winter Weekend in San Francisco

February 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Everyday Adventures, San Francisco

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!! Though the “big” fun we had this weekend had nothing to do with watching the big game, I hope all of you are having fun cheering for your favorite team – hopefully with a big crew of friends and lots of high calorie snacks. Our “big” fun this weekend was heading […]

Ranch Protea Garden

Here, at the Ranch, our friend Larry has a parcel that has been in his family since the early 70s. His Uncle, after visiting the Blue Mountains in Australia and seeing the beautiful protea plants growing there, decided the climate at this Ranch parcel was similar. Larry’s uncle, after returning from Australia, began an incredible […]

Thanksgiving – Pre-feast Hike

Pops & I (and Bubba) are with friends at The Ranch this Thanksgiving. I thought I’d share a few shots of our “pre-feast” hike. Hoping everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. Blessings and Love to my family, friends and my precious blog readers!! ~ Lita

Bodie – Wild West Ghost Town

October 7, 2010 by  
Filed under Bodie

After our recent trip to Yosemite, and on our way up to visit friends in Reno, Pops and I stopped in the ghost town Bodie. I have wanted to visit Bodie for years. Not just because it’s said to be a ghost town, but also because I saw some amazing photographs of the town taken […]

Monkeying Around

October 2, 2010 by  
Filed under All Non-Travel Photography, San Francisco

As I was browsing through Westly photos the other day, when writing his birthday post, I came across this photo I took at the San Francisco Zoo. We went there for the day just a little bit after Westly was born. This guy really put on a show for everyone – he was definitely the […]

Morning Ranch Hike

September 19, 2010 by  
Filed under The Ranch - Central Coast

The scenery at the Ranch is just beautiful so, I wanted to share some photos from our last trip down there. Here’s some pics form the morning hike I took with Pops and Bubba(loooooo) up one of the canyons. Hope you enjoyed the pretty scenery and that your morning and day are going just as […]

Visiting the Tufas at Mono Lake

September 15, 2010 by  
Filed under All Non-Travel Photography, Mono Lake

On our road trip last week, after Yosemite, one of our stops was Mono Lake. This lake was believed to have formed at least 760,000 years ago. To me, one of the best parts of visiting Mono Lake was seeing the Tufas (calcium-carbonate spires and knobs formed by interaction of freshwater springs and alkaline lake […]

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