Today Bill and Sally celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and people came from all over the country. As you might suspect, Bill is exceptionally gregarious or, as they say, “has never met a stranger.” And trust me, he hasn’t.
Today I learned that Colgate toothpaste was first sold by William Colgate’s company in 1873, sixteen years after the death of its founder, William Colgate. Colgate was the first toothpaste to be sold in a collapsible tube, introduced back in 1896 in New York.
This has been the move that never has ended. We unexpectedly and suddenly sold a condo we had in the metro area because a buyer who needed a quick closing offered us a quick cash closing. So, we sold it to him. This of course meant moving all of that furniture out. The bulk of […]
I had barely landed at SFO when I was once again reminded of some of the many reasons I love this little spot on earth, which I fondly refer to as the birthplace of my soul. Love this place. Just love it.
More teasers before the great unveiling, hopefully within 3 weeks! A mere reflection of things to come…
I know a lot of people in the southeast that want to keep things just the way they are, thank you very much. But I will opt for the rush of the risk of change every time, and that, my friends, is what drives the fire of my liberalism. I want, no, I need things […]
Setting up the new house has been incredibly arduous. Everything takes far longer than anyone expects. The painters are working in the house now. The three or four days of painting are looking more and more like they will expand into two to three weeks of painting.
Desirable land is short supply out here in California and is therefore very, very expensive. This poses some interesting problems for road construction and parking lots.
Conrad the Kat, our animaux sauvage, was born on November 1, 1999. Today is his birthday. He is 15 years old! He actually has a really good life. He spends it demanding his fresh kill at 5:30am and again at 5:00pm.
The heater sits atop the roof. The gas earthquake detector shut the gas off when workers were working around the house and bumped into it with something. I had to relight the hot water heater. I never even thought about the HVAC system.