dad and baby on the beach

Time in a Bottle

If you could save time in a bottle, what would you save? “If I could save time in a bottle The first thing that I’d like to do Is to save every day till eternity passes away Just to spend them with you”  From “Time in a Bottle “by Jim Croce   Where did the […]

Read full story Comments { 7 }

San Francisco: Strolling through the Ferry Building

My husband Craig has a job that takes him to San Francisco several times a month. I don’t travel with him every time, but I am thrilled to go when I can. I have many favorite places (Who doesn’t?) in San Francisco and strolling through the Ferry Building at the Waterfront is one of them. “a […]

Read full story Comments { 24 }

Wordless Wednesday: Thoreau said it best.

“How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health!” [Journal, 6 May 1851] Henry David Thoreau Do you have any favorite quotes about nature?

Read full story Comments { 2 }

San Francisco: A wine dinner with Jordan Vineyard & Winery at Campton Place

A wine dinner in San Francisco? Yes please! Lately I have been having a blast interacting with great people on Instagram. I adore photography and truly enjoy seeing what Instagrammers (photographers) are capturing. I had a wonderfully engaging conversation via Instagram with the Campton Place Hotel in San Francisco all about our spectacular trip to the […]

Read full story Comments { 30 }

When the empty nest starts adding members

A New Guest Adventurer! My name is Leslie Brangham. I have been married to my husband Waldie for 32 years this August. We have two boys, Trevor 28 , & Derek  25.  I am most proud of being a mom to my 2 amazing sons, who happen to both be Cal Poly graduates in mechanical engineering. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Ten ways to be happy in the Empty Nest (There are actually many more)

Are there ten ways to be happy in the Empty Nest? You betcha! There are fifty two to be exact. Maybe 53. Just kidding…there is an infinite number of ways to be happy in the Empty Nest and THRIVE! Back in May, I wrote you a post letting you know that I had been thinking of […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }

Hello Empty Nesters from the “Coast” of Illinois

  A new “hello” post from Guest Adventurer, Laura, who is a land-locked beach bum who works days as a nurse and shares her land-locked life with her husband who is in law enforcement, which just scratches the surface of their sit-com similarities. They have two children who are recent college grads and a cat […]

Read full story Comments { 5 }

San Francisco: A walking food tour adventure

What better way to spend an afternoon than to take a walking food tour in San Francisco! Once again Craig and I were traveling to San Francisco for business (him) and for(me – more news later). Now that I am a full fledged blogger, I need to use my time more effectively when I travel. […]

Read full story Comments { 35 }

Milk & Honey: A neighborhood adventure

Another Guest Adventurer post from Christina! She finds the most fun and delicious places to visit! Christina can do the detective work for us! I can’t wait to go to this delightful cafe! Have you been? Adventures in your own backyard Sometimes the best adventures can be found in your own backyard. Such is the case with […]

Read full story Comments { 6 }
Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: Can you hear the joy?

There are no words necessary to describe this photo other than to tell you it was taken in Sydney, Australia on a warm December afternoon and we were lucky enough to capture it. If you look closely, each person looks like an actor who was hired for a photo shoot.  The faces are priceless. My […]

Read full story Comments { 4 }