Connolly Ranch Auction

Maureen and I went to the charity auction at Connolly Ranch and had an absolute blast.  Over-spent of course, but it was for a good cause.  The ranch is only about half a mile from our home, so we just walked…

  • September 8, 2013

Fremont Diner – Sonoma

Went to breakfast at the Fremont Diner in Sonoma with Bruce, Danny, Luc and Melody.  Shrimp & Grits, Brisket and Potato Scramble, Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Waffles, Apple Doughnuts,  Fried Oysters, wow…

  • September 1, 2013

Pool Party

We had a great party Napa Style at Lisa’s parents’ house.  Many hours of fun in and out of the pool.

  • August 18, 2013

Dinner at the Adderley’s

Laine and Marcelle put up a fantastic dinner for my (belated) birthday.  Maureen made a great semolina cake desert also.  What a night!

  • August 11, 2013

Birthday on the Bay

Great birthday outing sailing around the San Francisco Bay on Decker’s sail boat, with Maureen, Decker, Natalie, Rachel, Danny, Bruce, Daniel and Colin.  The day started out cloudy and calm, but in the afternoon, the sky cleared up and the…

  • August 5, 2013

Giants game with the Sautners

We had a blast going to San Francisco to watch the SF Giants play the Chicago Cubs at AT&T Park.  What a stadium.  Went to Momo’s first for dinner.

  • July 27, 2013

Alcatraz, Angel Island and Americas Cup

We had to say farewell to Victor this week-end, and went for a day out on the San Francisco Bay.  We took a ferry ride to Angel Island, did a tour around the island, had picnic lunch, then ferry-ed over…

  • July 21, 2013

Bastille Day!

We had quite the celebration today!  French Nephew visiting, started with French Toast, watched the Tour de France take on Mont Ventoux, then had lunch at Bistro Jeanty, and dessert at Bouchon Bakery.  We are now officially Frenched!

  • July 14, 2013

4th of July in Mission Viejo

We drove down to Mission Viejo to celebrate the 4th of July with Kathy and Luc.  We had Victor with us and had a blast.

  • July 7, 2013