Monthly Archives: March 2015

A Brief Pause

My laptop crashed over a week ago while we were visiting California last week and I couldn’t get it in for repairs until yesterday.  I hope to have it back by the end of this week and once in hand will resume posting to the blog.  Most of you have likely breathed a sign of […]

Holiday 2014 – Encinitas Revisited

January 23-25, 2015 With just a short drive to Encinitas on tap for the day, we dawdled a bit at Joanna’s Mom’s house, taking her out to breakfast to Maxwell’s Café on Washington east of Lincoln. Here’s a review for it that I wrote for Trip Advisor: I’ve been going to Maxwell’s Cafe since the […]

Holiday 2014 – Los Angeles – Time to Connect with the Past, Part Two

The next few days would hold more of the same activity, getting together with the many friends we still have in the Los Angeles area. Ron and I met up late morning on Wednesday and had an enjoyable nearly forty-mile bike ride down to the fountain at Malaga Cove. The day before I’d done a […]

Holiday 2014 – Los Angeles; Time to Connect with the Past

January 19-22, 2015 The drive to Los Angeles on Monday went quickly enough, traveling the familiar I-5 south through Central Valley farmland and cattle ranches. We’ve registered countless thousands of miles of travel on this stretch of highway and watched it develop from a lone ribbon of concrete with virtually no services to a heavily […]