Category Archives: travel adventure

My Scoutie Girl columns

This time last year, I was reading twitter and discovered that one of the online women’s magazines was looking for a travel writer. I’ve missed the discipline of a monthly deadline ever since I stopped writing for Gothic.Net. I got … Continue reading

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Checking in

Sorry for the long silence.  Last week was rough: two things that I was very excited about either fell through or got postponed, and I don’t really know why.  The twin disasters spun me and choked off my voice. Good things … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

Last weekend, we wandered through the Shibuya neighborhood, looking for something to eat.  My husband Mason was on one of his epic quests, pinballing from one menu to another, looking for the perfect takeout meal. It’s one of those quirks … Continue reading

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Tour of Union Cemetery this weekend

In 1850, sailors discovered that Redwood Creek emptied into the San Francisco Bay in a natural deep-water channel. Within a year, men began to log the redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. A village originally called Redwood Landing took … Continue reading

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Resting in Peace

I have a complicated relationship with churches.  I haven’t been in many in San Francisco, but Grace Cathedral keeps drawing me back.  I’ve been to look at the murals a couple of times and gone to hear Handel’s Messiah there one Christmas … Continue reading

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