Category Archives: My travels

Random photos of my 500-mile drive in a motor home adventure to visit my mother in the Bay Area…

My 97-year-old mother, and a cat. I know it looks like she has her back to me, but we were enjoying some reading time in the sun… and social distancing. A few photos from that hike I took in the … Continue reading

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Some perks of driving 500 miles in a motor home to visit my 97-year-old mother at the house in the Bay Area where I grew up, in a socially-distant, responsible manner… I mean the visit, not me when I was growing up, I was perhaps socially-distant, but no way was I ever responsible…

So I borrowed my mother-in-law’s motor home to visit my mom. Is that weird? Also, is it weird that for a 60-year-old guy my legs are still so sexy? First perk; Dew-speckled roses in the morning. Sorry, I know you … Continue reading

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Let’s try that again without the depressing commentary…

Because the day was lovely. And the world is still chugging along. The pelicans were practicing their formation flying. A cormorant was diving for fish. The Golden Gate was very golden. The sunset was nice. San Francisco Bay was majestic. … Continue reading

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Ramblings on modern life, accompanied by photos I took of the San Francisco bay, while petting lots of dogs at the dog park because I miss my dogs when I come to the Bay Area to visit my mom…

A city wreathed in mist, or maybe the smoke from the many fires burning through the west. Beautiful and yet hard to see, so close and so far at the same time, like sanity and normalcy these days. Will the … Continue reading

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New York: now with extra ‘digital magic’ included for no extra price…

‘Oh, what are you up to now, Arthur?’ I hear you all asking yourselves. Okay, if the title didn’t make it clear enough, these are all of a photo I took when I was visiting my daughter in New York … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… the final chapter… ***WARNING*** This post contains pictures of me in sexy sleepwear, and should not be used for any purpose other than laughing…

Okay, so you may recall that my family has a tradition of giving jammies at Christmas. I apologize for the pictures, both for the content and the quality, but they were taken by various cell phones. That is my son-in-law … Continue reading

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The New York City adventure, the final chapter, the final day, the final post… finally…

Yeah, I got a hat. That is what tourists do. I don’t do organized sports, but I like a hat that tells me and everyone else where I have been. I took a few phone photos in front of the … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 6…

I am excited to finish up my two dueling post series projects of my time in New York and my more recent time in the Bay Area, so this can go back to not being a travel blog. Aside from … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 5…

I believe I promised you some more Victorian houses. Those are the famous ‘Painted Ladies’ of San Francisco, made popular by the TV show Full House. But the city by the bay is full of these marvelous constructions. Just driving … Continue reading

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New York City… day 3… part 17… a drunk blogger with a head full of crack squirrels and a camera, what could possibly go wrong?… part 4…

Well, you made it to the end of the third day of my three-and-a-half-day adventure in New York. I am drunk, armed with a camera, and wandering around Times Square. The lady and Elmo have the same look on their … Continue reading

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