Monthly Archives: December 2012

Meet the Neighbors

Here are just a few of my Mom’s neighbors that live at the end of her street. My Dad used to call this alligator Charlie. I have no idea if Charlie is male or female, … 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

Chestnuts Roasting

Not exactly on an open fire. More like on a NYC street cart. But hey, they look pretty good, don’t they? They even smelled good, especially on a street that didn’t exactly.

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

Have Yourself

‘Tis the season. Holiday greens and red candles brighten fireplace mantles and tabletops. White lights are draped on fresh Douglas Fir trees. Sugar cookies bake in the oven. Eggnog is ladled from crystal punch bowls. … Read More

Dripping With Color

The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs was where I and a few workmates spent one fabulous November weekend. For three days we didn’t leave the premises. We were part of Camp Mighty, a 150 mainly-all-female … Read More

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

SF Giants World Series Champs-Round 2

The Giants won the World Series in Detroit on a Sunday night and came back to San Francisco Monday afternoon. I, along with some 5,000 other fans, kept tabs on their arrival and timed their … Read More