• What I Love

    What Love

    I hope that everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and is ready for December to be here! Here are a few more things that I have been loving lately, in no... Read more

    Posted on 27 November 2023 TRAVEL
  • Let The Games Begin?

    Games Begin?

    Last week was one of those weeks were I completely overbooked myself and this week is going to be more of the same. Last week every day I had something after... Read more

    Posted on 20 November 2023 TRAVEL
  • Am I Wearing Pants? And Other Random Stories

    Wearing Pants? Other Random Stories

    Leg Pants. I think the meme above was from when it was once again becoming more common to wear leggings out in public for no reason (see --> "are they yoga... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2023 TRAVEL
  • 10 Things To Do In San Francisco

    Things Francisco

    I know many of you have probably already been to San Francisco, and have done the usual touristy things (Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, Golden... Read more

    Posted on 06 November 2023 TRAVEL
  • Currently


    Happy almost November, Dia De Los Muertos and Halloween! Sal's Tacos in West SacramentoReading: All Together Now by Mike Carter, which is a book about a man... Read more

    Posted on 30 October 2023 TRAVEL
  • My Last To Do List: In Case of Emergencies

    Last List: Case Emergencies

    As I mentioned in my 2022 recap post, one of the things I completed last year was what I call my last to do list. Actually it is more of a file with a bunch of... Read more

    Posted on 23 October 2023 TRAVEL
  • A Scale of Loose to Clenched

    Scale Loose Clenched

    Marina Green, San FranciscoThis also spurred me to ride sometimes on the weekends, or do a longer loop after work on my way home. Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2023 TRAVEL
  • The Joke Is On Me: ATM Cards

    Joke Cards

    Last time I was an idiot, it was travelers checks that almost did me in. As I grew up and got smarter and more with the times, I stopped carrying traveler's... Read more

    Posted on 09 October 2023 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: Purging Progress Report Q3

    And just like that, the third quarter of the year has come to a close! As you know, earlier this year I talked about doing some purging and it's already time fo... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2023 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: Books

    Good For a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man's World by Lauren Fleishman. To be honest, I did not know much about Lauren except that she was behind Picky Bars,... Read more

    Posted on 29 September 2023 TRAVEL
  • Rants About Trees & Neighbors

    Rants About Trees Neighbors

    free entry day to the national parksIt's a constant battle!Speaking of neighbors, she hates the tree and would probably be happy if I chopped the entire thing... Read more

    Posted on 25 September 2023 TRAVEL
  • Buses, Boats and Bicycles

    Buses, Boats Bicycles

    Normally each year I pick a fun international destination and spend a couple of weeks there for my annual vacation. This year, I decided to stay local and... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2023 TRAVEL
  • The Not So Successful Side Hustle

    It took me a long time to get started. You know how you have good intentions but that box of "sell online" items sits in your closet for months because you are... Read more

    Posted on 28 August 2023 TRAVEL
  • Urgently Hiring: Personal Assistant

    Urgently Hiring: Personal Assistant

    You know how we all have jobs that are not that hard but that we just hate doing? I have a few for sure! For some of the ones I have, it would be easy to hire... Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2023 TRAVEL
  • The Last Frontier

    Last Frontier

    Alaska has been on my list for years; it is wild and untamed. It is dark and cold. It is  full of large creatures. It has very few roads. It is literally in... Read more

    Posted on 14 August 2023 TRAVEL
  • Then Versus Now

    Then Versus

    Now that summer is officially underway, I thought this would be a great time to talk about what summer means to us all. I have written before about what summer... Read more

    Posted on 10 August 2023 TRAVEL
  • The Joke Is On Me: Traveler's Checks

    Finally I decided to cross some of those long standing tasks off my eight year old to do list (there are still some things on it. Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2023 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: Books

    The year is half over now and it is time for another book check in! Since I posted in February about the handful of good books that I had read so far, I have... Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2023 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: Purging Progress Report Q2

    And that is the second quarter of the year, over already! As you know, earlier this year I talked about doing some purging and since we are now another quarter... Read more

    Posted on 10 July 2023 TRAVEL
  • Blast From The Past

    Blast From Past

    Vienna sausages: maybe this is just something that my family ate, but we ate these a lot. My brother's specialty was Vienna sausages with scrambled eggs with to... Read more

    Posted on 26 June 2023 TRAVEL