Category Archives: Blogging

Confessions of a Reluctant Flasher

Today, we inadvertently flashed the pool man at our villa. I swear it was completely accidental!  I had hopped into the rain shower after a most satisfying workout at the gym. I had hiked up instead of taking a shuttle … Continue reading

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While Waiting

Late yesterday, I decided to treat myself to some munchables while waiting for everyone to return to the villa we have called home for the week. I rummaged through the overfull fridge and decided on the pico de gallo and … Continue reading

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Children Say It Like It Is

I was heading west on the sidewalk of our town’s main drag. It was a cool crisp late morning. The clouds had decided to linger. My arms were full. I had picked up the dry cleaning and tucked under one … Continue reading

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We Will Review The Cows!

More than 10 years ago, we were invited by good friends to visit with them at their second home in the Brittany region of France. We flew to Quimper, a pretty town southwest of Paris, well-known, among many things, for … Continue reading

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One Look Back, Then Onward

Yesterday afternoon, I carved out some time to take a long walk. It was sunny and clear after the morning fog burned off. I’m sure the tall Redwoods in our yard appreciated the mist in the morning.  I had read … Continue reading

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McAvoy’s Republic

Taylor Warren: Do you call yourself a Republican so you can make a claim to credibility when you attack the GOP? Will McAvoy: No, I call myself a Republican ’cause I am one. I believe in market solutions, and I … Continue reading

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Haiku Catchoo I & 2

Stroll along the beach, To eye, to sniff another, Tails up! Wag! New friends! I walk along side Of you, to shield you from harm. As long as I can. This post was inspired by the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing … Continue reading

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Walking Through The Beach At Half Moon Bay

One Saturday afternoon, we went hiking along the Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail.  After a few miles, we decided to walk down the cliff where there was a well-worn trail and walked along the beach.  It was a quiet afternoon. … Continue reading

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The 116th Big Game

It was the 116th Big Game and football fans from both CAL and Stanford were ready for a spirited sports challenge.  This year, Stanford hosted the game on a sunny balmy afternoon at the Stanford Stadium.  As we walked on … Continue reading

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Saturday Hairy Thoughts

I was at my hairdresser’s today for my usual haircut and color-my-grays-away session. It’s one treat I indulge in regularly. We talked hair for a few minutes. An inch off today? Yes, please.  Color away the roots? Of course. She … Continue reading

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