San Francisco to LA, Taking Carissa to Pepperdine University… the long way Part 2 of 5

Trading in our scooter for a rental car, we departed San Francisco and headed south. The 1 1/2 hour ride from San Francisco allows ample time to settle into a different rhythm. This change of pace from San Francisco is what … Continue reading

San Francisco to LA, Taking Carissa to Pepperdine University… the long way Part 1 of 5

The San Francisco I have frequently overheard being discussed by tourists, bears little resemblance to the San Francisco that I know and love. It’s been years since I have ventured into the  touristy throng at Pier 39, Fishermans Wharf or wait in long … Continue reading

Touring Kenyon College in Gambier OH with a Seaside FL stopover.

When Carol and I discovered Seaside Florida almost twenty years ago, we fell in love with it’s small town feel, stunning architecture, sugary white beaches and a endless expanse of emerald green water stretching out to meet the sky. Years later the … Continue reading