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Picnic at St Clement Vineyard
California: To Do + See

A Weekend In Napa Valley

I love it when people visit because it forces me to be a tourist again. For a recent girls weekend, I visited Napa Valley located approximately 1.5 hours north of San Francisco. Luckily we hit the vineyards at their peak of fall color just a few weeks ago. The color of the vineyards…

December 4, 2015
Favorite Places To Write In Marin County
Literature SF Bay Area: To Do + See

Favorite Places To Write In Marin County

There are a lot of reasons to love living in Marin County, just north of San Francisco The climate is mild with a high dose of sunshine The Bay Area just oozes creativity and has an established writing community including Isabelle Allende, Amy Tan, Dave Eggers, Karen…

November 12, 2015
The Story Behind California's Bear Flag
California My Story

What It Feels Like To Live In California

We are about to sneak up on our first anniversary of moving back to the United States and living in California for the first time. For parents reading, you know those mile markers such as ‘the fog’ lifting when your newborn is about three months old.…

June 16, 2015
Pink Dogwood Cornus
SF Bay Area: To Do + See

Some New Finds

To my Northern Hemispherians, Happy Spring! Especially to those hit hard by winter this year These dogwood beauties certainly put a smile on my face Sometimes you discover new things that you just gotta share Here’s just a few… I found a new way to…

March 22, 2015
Googleplex in Mountain View, California
SF Bay Area: To Do + See

Visiting Google

Moving to the San Francisco Bay Area has been very inspirational Many of the global technology pioneers are headquartered here – Apple, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, eBay, Netflix, Uber, Airbnb, Pinterest – as well as other favorite brands such as GoPro, Shutterfly, Pottery Barn, and Anthropologie The…

February 24, 2015