Tag Archives: San Francisco

California Cycling

We spent five days cycling through Napa and Sonoma counties, taking in the vast panoramas of California, from hot desert climbs to cool coastal descents. Advertisements

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Conquering Fear: The Golden Gate Bridge

We’re in San Francisco for a few days visiting our daughter before a 5 day bike trip touring Napa and Sonoma wine country. My husband assembled our Ritchey bikes—called breakaways—that come apart and load into such huge boxes that people … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Syndrome: No more Sandwiches!

“I’m leavin on a jet plane, don’t know when I’ll be back again… “ These lyrics have been playing in my head all week. I changed the pronoun to “she,” thinking of my daughter who left yesterday to begin her … Continue reading

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Twister! There’s An App!

I dropped my daughter at the airport early today for a flight to San Francisco, where she hopes to secure both an apartment and a job in the next week. She has her heart set on moving there and envisions … Continue reading

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SCOTUS & I Am Harvey Milk: Perfect Timing

Thanks to the three hour time change between the East and West Coast, the producers of I am Harvey Milk,  an oratorio concert honoring the slain gay rights politician were able to update the film segments to include the latest … Continue reading

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