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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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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 4…

Where in the world can you see that… Or that? I would like to say that this is a costume shop, but it isn’t. This is how people dress in the place I am talking about. I don’t even know … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 1…

There I am. Can you tell where I am standing? Right! Smack dab in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge. My daughter, Mollie, the one studying pre-med, looking at the bridge. I just got back to San Diego, and … Continue reading

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We interrupt our series of posts about my adventures in New York to start randomly adding in posts about my Christmas adventures in the Bay Area, which is where I am now…

See, there is the table at my mom’s house, set for Christmas dinner, just like I post about every year. And that looks like… Could it be??? Yup, it’s San Francisco! And that is… well… hard to explain, but it … Continue reading

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These are the very last pictures of our Christmas trip to the Bay Area…

I know, it seems like I have been sharing these sunset pictures forever… but I took a lot of them. You might recall that the rest of my family was back in San Diego, and I was spending some quality … Continue reading

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Snowy mountains and sunsets…

California. We have everything here. These are a few photos left over from Christmas in the Bay Area and my recent trip with my younger daughter to the snowy mountains. Okay, see you soon.

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More California sunsets to look at if you are sick and tired of looking at the cover ideas for my newest novel…

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What do some photos of the San Francisco Bay have to do with my new job?

Well, mostly they are here because I still have some photos I took when I was there at Christmas, but there is a tie-in or two. Firstly, there is the ever present irony of the fact that when you are … Continue reading

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Fun with the sun… (or); Instead of just showing you the rest of those photos of the sunset over the San Francisco Bay that I took when I went with my mom into the hills above Berkeley during Christmas vacation, what if I intersperse them with copies upon which I worked some digital magic… part 4… special ‘liquefy filter’ edition…

I don’t know why I haven’t spent more time playing with the ‘liquefy’ effect in Photoshop! It has a twirl option!!! I tried to twirl only the sky and water in that one. But the smudgy tool is fun too. … Continue reading

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