Heaven in H.B.

Yesterday, the sun shone brilliantly and the salty sea smells bee-lined into our nostrils. The sand and water appeared endless.  Surfers, frisbee-chasing dogs, families, couples and lone individuals dotted the horizon, seemingly rejoicing such abundance.  We, too, felt the harmony here on the Bolsa Chica bike trail to Huntington Beach. A quick stop for oranges and almonds from a … More Heaven in H.B.

Irishisms

Irish eyes Irish coffee Irish luck Irish jig Irish fairy tale Irish pub Irish countryside Irish tradition Irish music Irish whiskey Irish charm What would you add to the list of Irishisms?

Savoring Santa Ynez

Stimulating to the senses and one of our favorite treks: Santa Ynez Valley. We meandered the country roads and canyons by both car and bicycle this time. The balance injected some exercise into the mix and likely mitigated our purchases. Just two bottles are a strain in my backpack! Noticeably parched in spots, local water … More Savoring Santa Ynez

Carry On

Our backsides are widening and our friends have expanded ideologically. We  focus on travel, R&R, what’s for dinner, and some exercise for balance. Their concerns are the state of the planet and deep thinking. Approaching five decades, often on opposite coasts, we’ve come together to share joys and sorrows. We’ve also experienced growing pains and inexplicable heartbreak within the friendship. What were we thinking? … More Carry On