Tag Archives: US – California

Don’t always go for the obvious subject

We try to walk 10,000 steps a day, and sometimes we’re surprised where that takes us.  As we started our walk after dinner, we realized we weren’t going to make those 10,000 steps without pushing beyond the boundaries within which … Continue reading

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Going our separate ways

We do a lot together.  In fact, on this trip we’ve been together almost every minute of every day for the last 5 months.  Our friend, Gretchen, wrote and asked just how that was going. To our surprise – not … Continue reading

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What do Marilyn Monroe and Julia Child have in common?

Beautiful, talented women? Yes, but there is another link that we discovered at Filoli, a lovely garden 30 miles south of San Francisco.  Marilyn Monroe and Julia Child are roses!  Who knew?  We spied them not far apart in the … Continue reading

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Flu + Family Reunion = Disaster

It started with Nick.  He looks innocent enough.  Unbeknown to us he was the carrier of a nasty flu that he had picked up at day-care.  Cut to several days later when, one by one, eleven of us succumbed to … Continue reading

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