Category Archives: Stops

The Viceroy Hotel

I haven’t traveled to LA much lately but I had the pleasure of doing so awhile back. We stayed here at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica. It was designed by renowned designer Kelly Weartsler. … Read More

Lines of Tennessee Valley

We like to hike and there’s no shortage of places to hike in the Bay Area. One of the places we frequent is Tennessee Valley, a quick ride north over the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s … Read More

Shelling on Sanibel

It’s the sport here. To shell. It’s what everyone does on Sanibel Island. It’s a modern day treasure hunt to find the most beautiful shells, of which there are an endless amount. Arthur Frommer chose … Read More

Spring in the Presidio

It’s not the Jefferson Memorial, one of my favorite places ever, but it’s up there. This is the Letterman Digital Arts Center in the Presidio. It’s spring here and for a brief week, we’re treated … Read More

Skating at Rockeller Center

B and I were in New York recently and got a taste of Christmas in New York. We walked among the throngs of shoppers and navigated our way to Rockefeller Plaza. That was no small … Read More

Captiva Colors

What a colorful mailbox. It makes you want to mail a LOT of letters. The folks down here in Southwest Florida know how to doll up a mailbox, don’t they? If only every mailbox had … Read More

HappyHolidays

New York, New York

A friend’s birthday party in New York lured B and me here for a December visit. I miss it here, especially at Christmas. New York City looked amazing, adorned in all kinds of bright lights, … Read More

San Francisco’s Alamo Square

B and I took a walking tour of San Francisco’s Alamo Square through San Francisco’s City Guides, a non profit organization that offers free walking tours all around the city. It’s a terrific service. It’s … Read More

The Lyford House in Tiburon

My friend Tracy always finds little gems to explore in the Bay Area. She when she suggested a walk out to The Lyford House, a Registered National Historic Landmark at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center … Read More

Rush Hour on Crissy Field

Someone needs to show me this picture in July when San Francisco is 55 degrees and foggy and when I grousing about how cold San Francisco can be. This picture will act as a reminder … Read More