June2016

  • Glimpses of the ‘Happiest Place On Earth’

    There’s Mickey Mouse there. And Minnie and Donald and Daisy and Goofy. Then there’s Winnie the Pooh and friends and of course Sleeping Beauty, Ariel and the curious creatures of Wonderland. There’s music and food and rides and parades. It’s marvelous and magical; it’s fantastic and fun. I now...
  • Vistas from California’s ‘Devil Mountain’

    Several Springs ago, we had driven to the top of Mt. Hamilton and seen Santa Clara Valley from a height of 4,200 odd feet. Then last Fall, in what was like a follow-up trip, we drove up the same range, this time to the top of Hamilton’s little brother...
  • MondayMural | Found at Pismo Beach

    During my trip to Pismo Beach in the summer, I found some public artwork there. These Pismo Beach murals seem to echo the seaside vibes that a coastal town is known for. Come, see dolphins, surfers and all on the walls here.  Pismo Beach lies in San Luis Obispo County...
  • 10 Road (trip) rules for the pregnant

     Whether you are pregnant and ‘have to’ travel, or are pregnant but can’t help hitting the road, let me tell you, you can do it; almost always. Just do it right. Being in-the-family-way doesn’t have to mean ‘no travel.’ It’s just that you have to keep in mind the...
  • Solvang’s Danish Deliciousness

    What-to-Eat; Where-to-eat in Solvang Just as popular as the Danish architecture and windmills, are the Danish pastries you find in Solvang. My visit to this small town in Central California turned out to also be a window into Danish food, too.  The Danish pastries are one of the attractions...
  • MondayMural | Found on Big Island, Hawaii

    Murals from Hawaii These are some murals that were found at the visitor center at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Big Island, Hawaii. These ceramic murals take us back to ancient Hawaii, bits and parts of Polynesian history and showcase the flora you see on the archipelago....
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