Tag Archives: family day trips

California Hiking…

In May I flew to California to visit my oldest daughter, Kate, who lives with her husband in Livermore, CA, about an hour from San Francisco. Our youngest daughter, 20-year-old Meghan, is spending the summer between her Sophomore and Junior year of college with her sister. It was a bonus to be able to visit

A Day at the Castle

On a recent trip to visit to my daughter and son-in-law in Livermore California, about an hour from San Francisco, Kate wanted to show me the wine industry in California. We attended wine tastings in several Livermore vineyards, then, on Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, we traveled to the Napa Valley, the premier wine production

Attending An Enjarre!

After hearing about it for several years, I had the opportunity to attend the Enjarre of St. Francis de Asis  Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos, NM this year. There were a number of visitors present, watching quietly as the beautiful old church was being restored. It was a humbling and spiritual experience. On a