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Oh Ojai!

It has been a very busy and challenging (get to that in the next post) year but I finally decided to pick this blog back up and let you all know about a wonderful little oasis in California called Ojai, … Continue reading

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1 year, 1 month and 1 hell of a lifestyle change

Alright, alright, alright… I’m finally getting used to living here. I’m happy to go to my very expensive and very SF apartment home at the end of a day. I’m seeing more and more people I know on my walks … Continue reading

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The truth about San Francisco that no one ever tells you – pictures not appropriate due to the content of this post

Oh San Francisco … Crissy Field, the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower, Bay Bridge light installation, At&t Park, The Pink Ladies, Noe Valley, Golden Gate Park, the marina area. This is just to name a few beautiful and picturesque places … Continue reading

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San Francisco hates my car.

No… seriously… it does. I’ve had my cute little 1 series for over 3 years while I lived in LA and NEVER had a problem with it. It got me everywhere quickly and in style. It was perfect for me. … Continue reading

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Pork shoulder. Perfect for a rainy day dinner

It’s been 5 months now and I’m very much still NOT used to this weather but I’m started to get better with it. The rain gear; umbrellas, galoshes, coats – one for running and one for walking, the dog rain … Continue reading

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My new life in San Francisco…what a trip

San Francisco… what is there to say. People love this place. It’s foggy a lot, it’s got the Giants and the 9er’s – two teams I never cheated on while living in LA for over 20 years. It’s got a … Continue reading

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Squash Blossoms… stuff’em!

Again, I’ve been TERRIBLE at this blog stuff lately!! I can say, however, I have a really good excuse! This summer was a summer of change…in more ways than one. All for the better, but a lot at once. I … Continue reading

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