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Yep, it's February in Santa Barbara
Thursday, February 20, 2020      5 comments

It is a warm 70 F and Wiley and I are enjoying our quiet backyard, except for song birds. Shorts over swimsuit weather. This lemon tree is recoveri... Read more
Moving is Done
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      6 comments

Now we need to unpack and even after getting rid of So Much Stuff, there's still heaps to go. I am hoping a 2nd look thru I will have a more critical eye and unload as much or more than the 1st go round. Wiley really digressed with his beha... Read more
We are in the midst of moving!!!
Thursday, January 30, 2020      6 comments

Warning this could be boring but... I am just beyond excited. We are moving small things that fit in our SUV and make about 5 trips per day. I can't carry stuff but Jeff likes for Wiley and me to ride along. The new house is a block f... Read more
Finally, a turn around!
Monday, January 20, 2020      9 comments

Oh, it's been a rough 6 months and I tried so hard to stay on track as I recuperated after my surgery. Life wasn't helping. Right after my surgery I was over the moon. I woke up feeling amazing, no pain after suffering chronic pain since '7... Read more
A good day for a hike
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      10 comments

We have been blessed with some fine weather the last few days so it was a great time to head to the back country for light hiking. This is a friend up on W, Camino Cielo (close to the Reagan Ranch up on the ridge). I picked this one because... Read more
Merry Christmas
Wednesday, December 25, 2019      11 comments

Wiley wishes everyone a happy Christmas! Tacy and me at her landlady's (also bff's mother) cookie exchange, my 1st time being at one, we have lots... Read more
A Good Day
Thursday, October 24, 2019      13 comments

Well cleaning out the house we've been in for 29 and a half years goes on. Today our piano of 20+ years went to a good home where the mom plans to play it in front of her 4 year old in the hope the child will want to play. We gave it away for fr... Read more
Saturday, October 12, 2019      10 comments

This was Sadie, she passed away in my arms last night, She had justed turned 2. This is so damn hard!... Read more
This summer marks 50 years since the Moon landing ...
Thursday, July 04, 2019      12 comments

and our library was chosen as one to speak to the astronauts on the International Space Station and our event was a huge success. The local Amatuer (Ham) Radio club set up in the Faulkner Gallery (for local artists) and the attendees there were ... Read more
What the family did today
Sunday, June 30, 2019      9 comments

It's that time of year again! the Wine and Food Festival at the Natural History Museum. It was sold out, 900 tickets. A great fund raiser (the 3rd rank for them each year), I love that Tacy works there! I did great, lots of walking, lots of wate... Read more
Rather perfect day.
Friday, June 28, 2019      8 comments

Yesterday was cold and foggy til after 5 PM and the beach was like this Very calming to watch this guy surf fishing on a break walking Wiley Tod... Read more
Anacapa Island
Sunday, April 14, 2019      13 comments

Waiting to board! On the Island! There is no water, so ... Read more
My daughter and the sheep
Monday, April 08, 2019      11 comments

I shared that Tacy was a shepherd yesterday, now I have to share pictures there were lots of sheep ... Read more
Ruff start
Sunday, April 07, 2019      7 comments

Yesterday was the start of the Spring Challenge. I do not know what happened, but it involved a box of Trader Joe's Jo-Jos (suspiciously like Oreos). There are 7 left in the box. Not saying I ate them all (I scraped out and tossed that icky crea... Read more
Saturday, April 06, 2019      14 comments

This spring I intend to get out on our bikes and of course our dog has to go. In the past we used a child trailer attached to Jeff's bike and our cocker spaniels rode around in it. Adorable but they were very mellow dogs. Wiley is not. He has to... Read more

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