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Sandra on her Scooter at Gelson's Market

They Called Me Mountain Mama

That’s what my family called me. No hike in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho was too daunting for this woman.    Keep reading »

Sandra on swing at the Allegretton Hotel in Paso Robles

England and Italy, Nope. Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, Sure.

The good news is that my husband and I are really good at planning interesting trips. The not-so-good news is thatKeep reading »

Sandra in front of marble bust

Return to Hearst Castle

In the early 1960’s,  when my husband and I were newly married . . . . . . we drove leisurely up spectacular Highway 1Keep reading »

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I Love a Mystery

Guilty, your Honor. I can’t get enough of John Grisham, Patricia Highsmith, Michael Connolly, Elizabeth George and,Keep reading »


When I started blogging, I had no idea how many new friends I would make. One of my nearest and dearest new buddies isKeep reading »