Anniversary adventures: up in “our” grill

On March 19th, we celebrated our tenth anniversary. Ok, we didn’t actually. Poor Lastech caught an evil cold, so we postponed it. I didn’t mind and it wouldn’t have been a celebration if he wasn’t feeling well. As a result, … Continue reading

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OMG! We had rain!

At a bit less than two inches, it wasn’t nearly enough rain, but we enjoyed it. We went off to go play in it of course. We walked around without an umbrella until we were wet and soggy. It felt … Continue reading

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Just another day at the park

Yesterday we ran off to the park to test Lastech’s new phone as we wanted to see how well the navigation worked. We decided to visit the Arboretum in the hope that there might be some wildlife in addition to … Continue reading

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Springing reflections: from the Strybing arboretum

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard There’s a look on Titanescu’s face that sometimes brings to mind a tortured but not defeated soul. Perhaps a Russian writer after ten  winters in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Zen

This morning we headed off to Golden Gate Park for some peace and quiet. Our first stop was the Japanese Tea Garden. It was beautiful after the rains. … Continue reading

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Moody Tuesday: silver skies and grey waters

Counting down to Halloween on this gloomy Tuesday morning, let’s stroll through Autumn, Ray Bradbury’s country. I hope you’ll enjoy these photos as I do, taken between the beaches of San Francisco, Golden Gate Park and the Shoreline at Mountain … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sprinklers at the Arboretum in Golden Gate Park: Part 2

Today we’re going back to the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum. That last trip provided me with plenty of beautiful flowers and foliage to admire. Hopefully these photos will make your day a bit brighter. In case you … Continue reading

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Battle of the Sprinklers at the Arboretum in Golden Gate Park: Part 1

The title is only slightly tongue-in-cheek. We love to go to Golden Gate Park very early, when there are no crowds and it’s quiet. Needless to say, we were waiting at the gate when the Arboretum opened. We had to … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through the Arboretum

We love Strybing Arboretum in Golden Gate Park. I forgot, they changed the name. It’s now called San Francisco Botanical Garden at Strybing Arboretum. While I’m completely unimpressed with the name change, I love to visit the Arboretum. It is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Walk in the Rain

Winter is coming soon and with it will come the rains. I love the rain. That might be because I grew up in the desert, but no matter. Hubby and I are just as happy to walk in the rain … Continue reading

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