“I am a coffee fanatic. Once you go to proper coffee, you can’t go back. You cannot go back.” ~ Hugh Laurie If you have read my blog you know what a coffee fiend I am. From Starbucks, to Frontside in NoCo to Cafe Jax in the Concrete Jungle. Coffee is a language I not only speak, but I have ….
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ ” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt I have an unnatural (or perhaps natural?) fear of heights. I have since I was ….
“Home is where the heart is.” ~ Pliny the Elder With the Easter Weekend upon us, you know that it wouldn’t be a weekend that this jet setting blonde would take off. Oh no. Not me! Having not been home since Christmas, I was itching to see my family: go hiking with my brother, do mani-pedis with my mom (as well ….
“For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It’s an accessory.” ~ Jill Scott When my friend suggested going to a Drybar in San Francisco, I thought why not? It was something to do on a rainy day. It had a cult following in New York City, but I had yet to jump on […]
“You know more of a road by having traveled it than by all the conjectures and descriptions in the world.” ~ William Hazlitt The day dawned bittersweet as it was our last day. We were flying out on a red eye, which was both a blessing and a curse. We had the whole day ahead of us, but because of Spring ….
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ~ Charles M. Schulz I know you are all thinking I left something epic out on Day Three right? I mean after all that mermaid fun a girl has got to be hungry, right? You would be right! For the sake of lengthy posts and the ….
“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.” ~ John F. Kennedy Day three dawned bright and warm in North Beach. With temps approaching seventy it was the perfect day for a mermaid adventure which just so ….
“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu Day two was equally magical if not perhaps channeling our slight inner insanity, as we chose to wake up before the sun, hopping on a bus just outside my aunt’s apartment to take us to the Golden Gate Bridge. The last time I was ….
“I didn’t really start writing music or lyrics or turning them into songs until I went to San Francisco.” ~ Jello Biafra We woke up on Lombard Street to our first full day in the Golden City refreshed and excited for some art! My aunt, an art connoisseur, was taking us to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The morning started ….
And I don’t know when I will be back again…. I seriously love that song. Of course my type A personality means I DID know when I would be back, but still the sentiment and excitement of travel was very definitively present. Sunday morning, my partner in crime, fellow jet setter and blonde fashionista and I got up before it ….