California

Photos I’ve taken in California locations

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San Francisco Spring Break

San Francisco – City by the Bay -The City – whatever you call it, I’m sure you’ll agree it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We are so lucky to live close to such an amazing place and also lucky we were able to spend 3 days there recently with the monkeys […] Read more…

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Good Morning from SF

Just returning from a quick 3-day cruise from Vancouver back to San Francisco and this is my view as I wait to disembark. Not sure I’m ready to return to work tomorrow, but so happy to have enjoyed this fun little getaway!! Happy Tuesday! Read more…

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End of Summer Fun

Pops and I were lucky enough to have a few days with the monkeys over Labor Day weekend. Here at some shots of the fun we had visiting Tiburon, Angel Island and Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (Posting from my phone – trying to get used to it since I always have it with me!!) We […] Read more…

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Malibu Day 1 – 2015

We took the monkeys on a road trip for a few days of fun in Malibu in Southern California!!  Of course, all road trips have their tasty snack-attack stops as seen above! We arrive at Paradise Cove to stay with our great friend Sam who is house-sitting our friend Gary’s house – and OH what […] Read more…

Sacramento

Train to Sacramento

Even though I haven’t finished posting about our Utah trip (some things came up), I’m leaping ahead to share our train trip adventure from this past week. To kick off summer with the monkeys, Pops and I decided to take the Capitol Corridor Amtrak train from San Jose to Sacramento to visit the train museum […] Read more…

Yosemite Fun Photos

Happy Friday everyone!! I just realized that I never posted some photos from our last trip to Yosemite – which was actually a few months ago. So, I thought for some Friday fun, I’d post some here: We brought Bubba with us on this last trip…and took a few little hikes on the valley floor […] Read more…

Bikin’ in Healdsburg and Sonoma

Last week, we headed up to Healdsburg in Sonoma County to join some friends for a couple of days of wine country fun – which included a gorgeous 30 mile bike ride through the area! Part of our motivation for choosing this time of year to all get together was to celebrate the birthdays of […] Read more…

Cruisin’ Day 3

Day 3 of our cruise was supposed to be a stop in Oregon…unfortunately, the waters in the harbor were too rough for us to dock. Fortunately, there’s lots of playing to be done on the ship….and playing is something that these 3 guys are really good at! AND also lots of lounging and swimming to […] Read more…

Cruisin’ Day 2

On to Day 2 of our Cruise…actually, this is so much fun posting weeks later, not that it’s been fun being under the weather, but it’s fun re-living our cruise again now through these photos. Day 2 began, well, with food of course…but then we were on to checking out more of the ship – […] Read more…

Family Cruisin’

Hello!!! I’m back…well, at least I hope so. Where’ve I been…well, in a nutshell – sick, on a cruise, touring Vancouver Island and well, then sick again. Alas, I’m hopefully on the mend now…fingers crossed. At least well enough to take the time to view all my trip photographs and to start posting about our […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

Thanksgiving in 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! […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

Busy Times – Recent Malibu Trip

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 […] Read 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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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 […] Read more…

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