Category Archives: california

Munchkat Turns 30

The youngest member in our family has turned 30.  In most ways, this isn’t that big of a deal.  People get older and someone had to be last.  But while other friends are adding a new generation to their family trees … Continue reading

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2016 Resolution

I made one resolution at the beginning of 2016.  It was to stay better connected to the people that matter.  That meant returning phone calls more promptly, reaching out to people I hadn’t spoken to in a while, writing real … Continue reading

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Travel Updates From the Last Year

September 2-8, 2014:  Seattle, WA & Victoria, BC.  I’ve taken a lot of little trips over the last year and I haven’t posted about any of them.  Most of them were quick four-day getaways, so I don’t have a lot … Continue reading

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Hemet-SF: Day 14

For the first time in five years, I celebrated mass today. I remember the last time I went to mass because it was my sister’s graduation from high school. I’ll remember this time, too, because it was Grandma’s funeral. It … Continue reading

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LA-Hemet: Day 13

I don’t even remember what we did this morning. At some point we walked along the Santa Monica beach promenade (not sure that’s what it’s actually called) and then did some shopping. It’s been more pronounced on this trip than … Continue reading

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SF-LA: Day 12

Oh so very reluctantly we dragged ourselves out of bed this morning, repacked the car and hit the road again. The I-5 isn’t half as interesting on the way down to LA as it is up to Portland and so … Continue reading

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McMinnville – SF: Day 11

Originally we were going to head out to the Oregon coast today, but services for Grandma are on Wednesday and so we decided to take our road trip in new direction – namely, South. After talking about it, we realized … Continue reading

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