The Great Train Ride

The Great Train Ride

For my annual visit to my daughter’s in Florida, I decided this year to forgo the plane and take a cross-country train trip. My route was LA to Chicago, Chicago to Washington, DC (visit with grandson Austin and a trip to the Museum of the Bible – very worthwhile!) and...
Writing Music

Writing Music

Thanks to a very talented college music major, the musical that my friend Carolyn and I wrote (she did the music, I did the words and sang the melodies into a tape recorder!) is done! It only took about 12 years! I had the idea many years ago for “Glorious” but since...
She’s Wearing What??

She’s Wearing What??

A friend and I went to Denny’s one evening for our favorite chicken Caesar salad with avocado and bacon. A big calorie counter, but thankfully we split it. While we were there, about 65 students from the local college came in from some sort of a music program. They...
Attending the Opera

Attending the Opera

When a friend received two free tickets to the opera, Rigoletto, she wondered who to ask to go with her and tentatively offered a ticket to me! Yay! I was delighted! Haven’t been to the opera in a long time, mostly because my husband was not into opera and I couldn’t...
My Damaged Car

My Damaged Car

My car was damaged in an accident. We attempt to drive carefully but even so, it happens. I was heading down a residential street in Ocean Beach and another car was making a u-turn. He had nearly completed his maneuver when I approached. Since he was stopped, I...
The Blessing of Christmas

The Blessing of Christmas

I love the sounds of Christmas music, the colorful lighting on houses around the neighborhood. Santa and reindeer, along with snowmen and deer, are lit up on people’s lawns. One street in our neighborhood attracts people from all over the city. Every house has moving...