Category Archives: CA

Frightening Miracle

It was a frightening miracle that buoyed my spirits for many days afterward. Continue reading

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Blue Handbag

I have not been doing a very good job of tracking where we are in terms of cost overruns on the new home construction. Everything seems a moving target… Continue reading

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Euphoric Stone

It had turned into one of those days when things were not going right. It did not portend well for the weekend getaway I had so carefully been planning for months to visit my sister, and my daughter, and friends … Continue reading

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Lifeless Rain

One new innovation that we are installing to conserve usage is a grey water system in which the washing machine, sinks, baths and shower drains are all diverted to water the landscape. Continue reading

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Silver Dollar

Silver Dollar by Laura Nagel How did my husband and I come to own a piece of property on the beach in Monterey? I had thought that Monterey was permanently lost to me after I left for college. I grew … Continue reading

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