Category San Francisco

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 […]

West Coast Holiday 2016, Part Three

Timeline: December 25, 2016 – January 5, 2017 Today’s hotel/motel industry has evolved from its early days when what you got when you booked a stay was hopefully a clean room and good night’s sleep. Now most of the places we stay at feature a flat panel TV, refrigerator, often a microwave and universally, some […]

West Coast Holiday 2016, Part One

  Timeline: December 25, 2016 – January 5, 2017 Upon returning home from our fall west coast trip, the days turned into weeks and those into months, as we spent time with friends, riding our bikes, hosting our nephew Dillon (with a surprise addition from sister Bev) at Thanksgiving and preparing for the Christmas holiday […]

West Coast Spring Swing, Part Six

May 5-17 Followers of this blog will recognize our destination for Saturday evening, Speisekammer Restaurant, as being one of our favorite places to eat in the Bay Area. This would be our fourth or fifth visit, having lost track, and we looked forward to a wide selection of German draft beer, authentic food, spending time […]

A West Coast Swing – Change is in the Air – Part Two

March 12 – 23 The next three days would be full of activity as we worked around the Mar Vista house to prepare it for pictures to be taken for its listing later in the week. I did drive down to Huntington Beach on Tuesday to meet up with J.B. and Evan for a couple […]