Jackie Gleason’s Flying Saucer Is For Sale!

Remember Jackie Gleason (1916 – 1987: 71 years old)? According to Wikipedia, he was an “American comedian, actor, writer, composer and conductor.” I only vaguely remember him as a comedian with a very brash persona. Neatorama is reporting that, when I was 2 years old, Mr. Gleason built a house on 196 Furnace Dock Road, Cortland Manor, New York, that… Continue reading

Living in the North Bay Area

Having lived here for 5 months, I’m finding the small town of Sausalito and the surrounding area to be a fascinating place to live. Manhattan Beach was very cookie cutter. Everybody was so much the same. Sausalito, filled with character and characters, is anything but! City Manager A few weeks back I had the opportunity to attend a get together… Continue reading

Crazy, Busy Times

Yes, I’ve not been attentive to my blog because life has been very, very busy. This past extended weekend was spent in the San Francisco Bay Area house shopping. Five strong contenders have been selected. The house here is now officially sold.  That was a really unusual process, let me assure you. The buyer saw the house before the sign… Continue reading

Trulia App – An Awesome App for Moving

Those who read my blog know that a couple of weeks ago I was in San Farncisco only to learn during that visit that I was definitely moving there. God, I hate moving! Finding a home in which you actually want to live is always a challenge, especially in an expensive and expansive city like San Francisco. And, yes… I… Continue reading