Monthly Archives: February 2013

And then Mother Nature reminds you who the real artist is…

Driving for miles and miles through California’s central valley, especially if you have made that journey hundreds of times, can get a little old. And I always tend to be a little depressed when I leave the Bay Area anyway. … Continue reading

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Crazy rugs, watercolors, a drunk robin, a cute dog, and a nice sunset…

I could have called this post “More random pictures of our trip to visit my mom in the Bay Area’… But that doesn’t have the same ring to it. For years my brothers and I have been teasing my mom about … Continue reading

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DNA and the city by the bay…

Don’t worry, the last three pictures will explain the title… So I went with my daughter Mollie and my friend Andy up to my favorite view site in the hills above Berkeley. You may remember that the last time I went … Continue reading

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The city by the bay…

Mollie and I did make it back over to San Francisco once more during our recent adventure in the Bay Area. We drove over with my mom and my brother Sid. My mother has been wanting us to check out … Continue reading

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San Francisco…

Haight Street is famous for being part of the Hippy movement in the 1960’s. Haight Street is crossed by Ashbury Street, and in those tumultuous times this was the center of what was happening. But Haight Street retains a carefree spirit … Continue reading

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No trip to the Bay Area would be complete without seeing Willie…

We went over to San Francisco and met up with Willie and John and Eva for lunch… There… that picture ought to warm the cockles of your heart even if you are still snowbound. We had lunch at a nice … Continue reading

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