Monthly Archives: June 2011

Video: Is there anything better? Or do we kill it– kill it with fire?



More by Cyriak HERE!!

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Hike: Presidio to Marina to Golden Gate Bridge to Cliff House (with pictures!)

It was very blustery and absolutely gorgeous!  We hiked into the Presidio from Lombard Street and due to construction, needed to hike back out over to the Marina area where we crossed Crissy Fields up to the Golden Gate bridge, and then all the way down the ocean side of the Presidio, walked through the Sea Cliff neighborhood, and then hiked through the Lands End hiking trails through enchanted forests by the sea to a great clifftop restaurant called the Cliff House that luckily does not mind the occasional windblown traveler.  ...though Mike said his hair has never looked better, and I agree that he looked like a Timberland model.… Read the rest

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Scaf’s Recent Reading List

BOOKSHELF... (and more below the jackets)

Mike's currently-reading book montage

Pursuit of Honor
Dracula the Un-Dead

Mike's favorite books »


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Drive: San Diego to San Francisco (with pictures!)

Friday:  Late start, troop to Danica and Mike's.  Catch a glimpse of Draco in the am, YAY!

Saturday:  PASO ROBLES!

1:30 Lunch at the JUST-Inn and tasting

Tasted at Tablas Creek Vineyard

Dinner at the Sea Chest Restaurant-- sat at the dining bar overlooking the open kitchen-- wow!!

Stayed at the El Colibri for a hot tub and great night's sleep!


Sunday: straight up Toute 1 until we hit San Francisco

Amazingly, found this link recently that detailed a lot of our trip:


A Day Along Big Sur Coast


San Simeon:  Toured Hearst Castle-- the site of Nona's famous snub--  Ah, we've all heard the story, but were probably unaware that the site of the Hideous Snub was indeed the famous Hearst Castle.… Read the rest

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