Best of April

Best of April
Another month has passed and here are my highlights of April 2017.   1. Two beautiful wildflower hikes, one with my family and one with a dear friend. You can read more here on my weekly rambles "Russian Ridge" and "Calero County Park". [gallery size="medium" ids="12105,12097,12104"] (more…)

Cookie Tuesday

Cookie Tuesday
...is the best tradition in our neigborhood! We have a very lovable family on our street and Bonnie is the head coach of six great, funny and polite children! She is an inspiration for every mom out there. Her children are between 2 and 14 years old and I can't even imagine how she juggles her...

Art Boxes Part II

Art Boxes Part II
Last month I blogged about the utility art boxes I found around Campbell and San Jose, California. This public beautification program “Art Outside the Box” is designed to transform plain, grey traffic control utility boxes in Campbell, into works of art, creative a more vibrant cityscape. The program was launched...

art boxes

art boxes
You can find them all over town now. They bring an explosion of color and whimsy to the streets of Silicon Valley and smiles to the people passing by. Common grey traffic utility boxes that are turned into art pieces. They are always standing at intersections and every one has...

My weekly ramble

My weekly ramble
wonderful wine tasting on wheels  One of the best things about living in the Golden State is that there are so many beautiful places yet to discover.  There are still so many areas I haven’t been and every time we visit a new part I leave it thinking: “I have...

Three Word Thursday

Three Word Thursday
Little free libraries While walking or running through our neighborhood, I started noticing these little cute boxes or cabinets or whatever you want to call them about half a year ago. Most of them are standing in front of private residences, a few are adjacent to an office or other...

Iron Mountain

Iron Mountain
Happy New Year! It's 2016 and time for a fresh start and more blog posts, which is one of my New Year's resolutions. The best resolution I think posted my husband: Spend more time with people & things that make you happy and less with those which do not. We will...