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staircase st. barbara

Lovely little staircase at Mission Santa Barbara.💜❤️💜❤️


stained glass in d.c.

Stained glass window in the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.💜❤️💜❤️

No, not like the movie, but a fun trip with two daughters, a granddaughter and myself.

We laughed at silly things that probably no one else would laugh at.  We teased each other without getting mad, and we shared one bathroom without yelling at one another.

Every girl needs a trip like this.

We visited Mission Santa Barbara, which was beautiful and full of California history.

santa barbara mission


The beaches were lovely.  We watched the sunset at Ventura Beach.

sunset ventura be



In downtown Santa Barbara we tasted a new food, Goa tacos, which were different from what we are familiar with, but were very tasty.

On one afternoon we managed to beat everyone else to the spa at our hotel.


And because we had such a successful trip, we celebrated by treating ourselves to some yummy ice cream treats.

ice cream treatIf you’re ever in Bakersfield, California, you’ll need to visit Rosemary’s Ice Cream Shop in the downtown area.

Next year, same time, different place.💗💜💗💜



american flag morro bay

So much controversy, when there shouldn’t be.💜❤️💜❤️           (Morro Bay)

blue vessel

While the rest of the family watched the S.F. Giants game, my eyes were on the blue vessel that was slowly gliding across the San Francisco Bay.💜❤️💜❤️

parrots ferry bridge

Parrot’s Ferry Bridge over Lake Melones. Calaveras County, Ca.💜❤️💜❤️

staten island ferry

New York from the Staten Island Ferry.❤️💜❤️💜


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