Category San Francisco

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 […]

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 […]