Tag Archives: California

D is for…Drought

…Dry days that have led to a drought in California.  A drought was declared by California’s governor earlier this month, with some counties facing mandatory water restrictions, and others on voluntary conservation. The Central Valley of Northern California where I live is … Continue reading

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The Letter N

Nepenthe. A restaurant located in Big Sur, California 800 feet above the Pacific Ocean.  The original land was owned by Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth who sold it to the Fassett family in whose hands it has stayed since 1947. … Continue reading

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Survivors

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Sunday Post : People; Weekend People, Day 301

We just spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, California, to celebrate our anniversary. The hotel is high on a hill with surrounding views of Oakland and San Francisco across the bay. The sunsets each evening were … Continue reading

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That Magical, Mystical San Francisco

San Francisco. A city like no other. From the Embarcadero, to Coit Tower, to Russian Hill, to the Avenues, to The Haight, and to North Beach. Japan Town, China Town, The Mission. It’s all there, wrapped up in 49 square … Continue reading

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Project 365, Day 181; Out in Back of The Barn 2, A Mooving Post

I had mentioned in yesterday’s post that I had friends in the fields. They’re off again, on again friends. I have no idea where they go when they aren’t in this field near our home. But one friend in particular … Continue reading

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The Trip Into San Francisco; A Little Sidebar

I drove in to Dublin/Pleasanton BART station (Bay Area Rapid Transit), to take the train in to San Francisco yesterday. The usual open air parking lot is roped off, being resurfaced. I head into the four or so level parking … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful (Project 365, Day 46)

Looking down at the Pacific.  The view from Nepenthe; Big Sur, California Photo by Angeline M

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Project 365, Day 40; The Old Red Barn

An old barn across the road from our neighborhood.  The San Joaquin Valley (Central Valley of California) and the San Francisco East Bay have hundreds of old barns that I plan to start a photo journal on. We drive by and I … Continue reading

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365, Day 35; Alameda Point Antiques Faire

We spent a couple of hours in Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, New Years Day. I’ve heard so much about the Antiques Faire they have the first Sunday of every month, and what better thing to do on a fine sunny and warm afternoon by the … Continue reading

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