Category Archives: My travels

And now, the mandatory post of flower pictures in my mom’s garden…

I always do these posts when I visit my mom in the Bay Area. I love that steep garden, where I played as a small child. And the view of San Francisco and the bay, seen over the roof from … Continue reading

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Yes, that is a nice photo of the Golden Gate Bridge, but this post also has cute dogs and my lovely daughter in it…

A view of the Golden Gate, across the waters of the San Francisco Bay. And my sweet, smart and kind younger daughter, Mollie. And that is Winston, a very nice dog that Mollie and I met. Because we were at … Continue reading

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Just more pictures of Christmas time in the Bay Area… and dogs…

Sometimes… often for me… you just meet a dog and fall in love. It was like that with Oso. He belongs to a nice couple that my daughter Mollie and I ran into down at the dog park by the … Continue reading

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A city by the bay, and a daughter by the bay, and some dogs by the bay, and some birds in the bay… part 1…

My younger daughter, Mollie, and I went down to that dog park by the bay yesterday. You know I do that when I miss my dogs back in San Diego. I cheat on them with other dogs. It was a … Continue reading

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A fancy table and a more-or-less-traditional English Christmas dinner…

Christmas is a little subdued this year. Normally, there are a lot more people at my mom’s house in the Bay Area, but due to many reasons, two brothers are not here. That means that nieces and nephews are also … Continue reading

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Magic water…

I held back this one photo I took of the river in Yosemite valley on my recent adventure there. I don’t know why the water looks green and purple. It might just be a trick of the sunlight, shining through … Continue reading

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Goodbye, San Francisco…

Yes, I know, I left the Bay Area last week… but I had to finish off the Yosemite pictures. These are the last photos of my trip to visit my mom for her 95th birthday. I stopped, on my way … Continue reading

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