13. Dog walkers we are! 

4.5 mile hikes daily along the path on Sunset Beach up to Cliff House, next to Golden Gate Park. While Connecticut gets snow, we have 54 and 😎 sunny. Brought our homemade cookies and water to sustain us, and loads of treats to keep the dogs well-behaved. Tonight is cook at home and chill out … Continue reading 13. Dog walkers we are! 

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11. Organic, local, grass-fed, and free-range 

So food in San Francisco isn't cheap, but definitely reflects the city's ethics-- the lifestyle represents sustainability, conscious  and responsible consumption, and environmental awareness.  Eggs? $6.99 a dozen.  Whole wheat bread locally made, $6.00 a loaf.  Chicken? $24 for six boneless breasts. Coffee is always fair trade, so a cup here is far more expensive … Continue reading 11. Organic, local, grass-fed, and free-range 

9. On to our destination- San Francisco!

Today we are heading to San Francisco via route 40, which actually follows the old Route 66-- Kingman, Barstow, San Bernadino-- we are singing along with Manhattan Transfer! 🎼 Here it's 53 and sunny-- when we left Sedona it was 29 degrees. Entering the Mojave Desert, we see all brown and low hills. Thanks to … Continue reading 9. On to our destination- San Francisco!

8. Sedona: sunny with snow-capped Red Rocks

Paul and Sue drove us to every gorgeous spot in Sedona. All of the red rock formations have names: coffee pot rock, elephant rock, courthouse butte, cathedral rock, bell rock-- descriptive of the shape of each one. On this day it was particularly special because they were topped with a powder-sugar looking coating after the … Continue reading 8. Sedona: sunny with snow-capped Red Rocks