Category San Francisco

West Coast Spring 2019, Part Five

April 4 – 15 Our plan for the morning of our return to Oakland was to check out of the Airbnb around 11am and head over to the Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park to tour that facility, but fate intervened in the way of a migraine headache Joanna developed soon after awakening. Normally one […]

The Holidays 2019, Part Five

December 20 – January 7 We regrouped after parking the car at the apartment and then set out on BART for San Francisco and our dinner destination, Zero Zero.  This is the restaurant we used the morning after Jessica and Kris’ wedding, and we were looking forward to the meal as we recalled how good […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – The Wedding – Part Three

August 16-21 We soon found ourselves dressed and ready to head over to the Cheese School.  Kim and Marty’s good friend Rhonda, who’d be staying with us that night kindly took a number of pictures of us, all cleaned up and ready to go.  We drove the Honda over to the venue as it would […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – The Wedding – Part Two

August 16-21 We closed out the picnic and followed the kids back to the B&B where the wedding party was staying in order to pick up the Honda and ferry it back to Potrero House as there was available parking there.  There we relaxed until it was time to head over to The Cheese School […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – The Wedding – Part One

August 16-21 We rolled out of Kamp Angst as planned right around 9am with Fairfield, just outside of the Bay Area as our eventual destination.  As we entered Grants Pass we stopped to fill up the Honda, grab a large coffee at Dutch Brothers and make our obligatory stop at Cary’s of Oregon for a […]

West Coast Summer 2017 – Cisco Fest 2017-Part One

August 10-12 With the wedding of Jessica and Kris scheduled for the bay area in August, the other Cisco’s gracefully agreed to hold our annual gathering there, giving Joanna and I an opportunity to introduce them to part of a city we’ve come to know so well, Oakland.  We’d be staying at the Courtyard Marriott […]

West Coast Spring 2017, Part Two

Timeline: April 6-17 We slept in late the next morning and after breakfast and on-line errands set out in the late morning for REI to shop for a replacement pair of hiking boots for me.  For many years I wore Merrell Moab’s as they fit me well and could handle all types of walking and […]