Sunset Views: Albany Bulb

Sunsets on the horizon.  The weather’s been getting colder, and the winter rains are coming.  Wrapped in a fuzzy blanket next to a pile of sweet smelling, fresh laundry, I find my mind wandering.  Wandering over the last year.  Wandering through the photos, the places, and the people.  Wondering what I’ll do and where I’ll […]

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Wine Country Shenanigans

I just came home last night from a two-day off-site in Napa Valley for work.  They planned an “Amazing Race” event for us where we ended up scurrying around Napa Valley and its surrounding towns like maniacs trying to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles with alacrity and enthusiasm. My team came in at seventh.  Out […]

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Star gazing

We went stargazing last night and saw a few shooting stars from the annual Perseid meteor shower, and while we only saw a couple meteors, it was fun traipsing around the back hills of Berkeley and other parts of the East Bay (alas, Tilden Park was a bust– too much fog) in search of a […]

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Santa Cruz Life – Summer Living

It’s been a while.  Hello, Internet!  Hello, summer! A couple posts back, I announced that I had received a job offer.  Then I promptly fell off the face of the planet.  My Instagram account has remained fairly active, but the number of posts subsided, and my online presence at home took a deep dive. Let […]

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New Beginnings

Have you ever believed that if you want something badly enough, some force will get you what you want?  Sometimes, I feel that way.  And when it happens– when the world comes together just so— it’s just wonderful.  The music plays; the stars align. “Life is beautiful,” my mother would say. I took this photo […]

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Winter Wonderland

Snow!  Snow snow snow! In true California-style, I am a self-admitted weakling afraid of cold. Snow is painful now.  Especially blizzards such as the one I encountered in Maryland.  Thank goodness for heaters and double paned windows. I am also way overdue for a post. Lots of movement has been churning up my life lately, […]

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