June 29th, 2009 by grant

I know it sounds glamorous but Honolulu is a lot work in a short period of time. It’s hot, humid, full of tourists, everything is expensive and all the hospitals are located on military installations, which is a pain to gain entry. Oh and the food, nothing to eat but fresh fish, smooth Kona coffee […]

June 27th, 2009 by grant

It was too hot to do anything today. Not wanting to heat up the kitchen we had lunch at Bowzer’s Pizza here in Alameda. The Underdog was great.

June 6th, 2009 by grant

As she has every day of this trip, the princess slept in today. But it’s okay, it’s her birthweek. After breakfast, we enjoyed one last dip in the jacuzzi and then started on our way back home, but not before stopping at the Arts & Crafts Fair to drop a few dollars and help the […]

June 5th, 2009 by grant

Today was a slow relaxing day. Sandy slept in then we enjoyed our free breakfast at the hotel. Next we took a drive up Hwy 12 to Santa Rosa stopping off at St Francis and then Ledson Winery where we had a nice lunch. With full bellies we continued our drive and ended up in […]

June 4th, 2009 by grant

We drove up to Sonoma and checked in at the El Pueblo Inn. After a short nap we strolled the downtown area. For dinner, we ate at LaSalette. We started out with an appetizer plate of smoked duck, blood sausage & Spanish ham. For entrees, the birthday gurl had paella and I had flank steak.

June 4th, 2009 by grant

This year we decided to take some time off to celebrate Sandy’s Birthday. It started out at Bip’s for breakfast where Sandy got the massive princess meal. Next we drove up to Sonoma. More on that later…

June 2nd, 2009 by grant

I came home today to find the living room in shambles. Apparently two ducks, one male and one female, conned Sandy into opening the front door by staging a package delivery. As soon as Sandy opened the door to pick up the box, they made their way in to steal the jar of duck food […]

June 1st, 2009 by grant

I’ve kept it up for two years now! Uh my blog that is… I’m still writing about my simple life and all the wonderful friends and family that surround me. Special thanks to Jim for hosting and all the IT help. G²