Category Archives: Coming To California

About that Header Photo

Yes, I took that gorgeous photo in the header above. I was driving up Highway 1, the Pacific Coast Highway from San Diego to San Francisco. That is one long, winding drive, let me tell you! Twice I had to … Continue reading

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Destination: Berkeley, CA

Jan. 26, 2011 The next day I showered and checked out. (NOTE: I made sure to carefully survey the room for belongings before I left but somehow I managed to leave my nice Nikon camera behind, with all those wonderful … Continue reading

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Destination: San Francisco, CA

Jan. 25, 2011 Woke up very tired today in San Luis, Obispo, due to my restless night. I would have stayed another night in this expensive, nice, hotel but they were full up. Bummer. So I booked a room for … Continue reading

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Destination: San Luis Obispo, CA

Jan. 24, 2011 I have decided to take two days to drive up the coast to San Francisco, and take the scenic route on the Pacific Coast Highway. I am in no hurry and this is a great opportunity to … Continue reading

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San Diego, CA

Jan. 23, 2011 Craig gave me a grand tour of San Diego today, ending with a mind blowing hike on a nude beach! One of the best days of my entire life!! It is so comfortable to be here with … Continue reading

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Destination: San Diego, CA

Jan. 22, 2011 I awoke the next morning completely rested. I had spent the evening in the hot tub, then walked next door to an awesome hamburger place and had a hamburger and french fries for dinner. I had worked … Continue reading

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Destination: Barstow, CA

Jan. 21, 2011 As I happily left Flagstaff, I passed a sign on the road that said: “7200 ft Altitude. Continental Divide.” Wow, that’s high, I first thought. Then through my continuing nausea, I realized that I was having some … Continue reading

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Destination: Flagstaff, AZ

Jan. 20, 2011 Awoke to a dusting of snow on my car in Tucumcari. Yikes! As usual, I had parked right outside my hotel window and when I peeked out to check on my car, it was covered with light … Continue reading

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Destination: Tucumcari, New Mexico

Jan. 19, 2011 I awoke in Shawnee to a blanket of fog so thick that I couldn’t see my car out my hotel room window. I have taken to parking my car somewhere I can keep an eye on it; … Continue reading

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Destination: Shawnee, OK

Jan. 18, 2011 Today I drove throught TN, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. I am seeing places I have never seen before. I travelled 450 miles in perfect driving conditions – overcast, 50 degrees, no wind or rain. Straight down I-40W for … Continue reading

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Destination: From Atlanta to Memphis, TN

Tues. Jan. 17, 2011 Awoke in a Hampton Inn in Memphis, TN, after 10 hours of refreshing sleep. I am surprised at how HAPPY I am. I find that I’m still afraid to write words that my ex might read … Continue reading

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Coming to California

In early January 2011, I left my hometown of Atlanta, Georgia on a pilgrimage to San Francisco. I’ve lived in Atl all my life but for the last few years, my heart has been in SF. So after the sudden … Continue reading

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