Tower of London

The Tower of London

posted by Sharon October 24, 2016 11 Comments

What do you think of when you hear “The Tower of London?” Here’s an overview of this place with its structures dating back for centuries. Contrary to what you may…

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Hollywood Sign

Hiking to the Hollywood Sign

posted by Sharon September 19, 2016 12 Comments

What do you think of when you see the iconic Hollywood sign? The nine-letter symbol of Tinseltown has perched high on a hill since 1923. It conjures up all that…

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Marine Band San Diego

Enjoying the Marine Band in Coronado

posted by Sharon September 5, 2016 14 Comments

Summer Sunday afternoons in Coronado, California offer a free concert in the park for all ages to enjoy. A different band is on tap every week. Last week the San…

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Rubicon Trail Lake Tahoe

Hiking the Rubicon Trail at Lake Tahoe

posted by Sharon August 29, 2016 20 Comments

One of our favorite hikes in the Lake Tahoe area is the Rubicon Trail. The trail hugs the hills above the lake, winding along the coast and affording spectacular views.…

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Idyllwild town monument

Tiny Pines in Idyllwild

posted by Sharon August 22, 2016 11 Comments

Idyllwild, a small mountain town in southern California, sits amid tall trees. It’s a town known to welcome artists of all genres. The town monument is a wood carving of…

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Monterey and the Lone Cypress

posted by Sharon August 15, 2016 20 Comments

The rugged coastline of Monterey  features deep blue waters and rocks worn smooth by the pounding of waves. The bay, sheltered from winds and weather, is a peaceful place. Across…

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Coronado Ferry Landing

The Coronado Ferry Landing

posted by Sharon August 8, 2016 11 Comments

A summer afternoon at the Coronado Ferry Landing gives you a view across the sparkling bay to downtown San Diego. The white accordion roofs top the Convention Center, site of…

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