Last month, Mr. R had a recruiting event at UCSB, so we decided to make a trip of it. First, we stopped by the Old Mission. Then, we went to the County Courthouse. Finally, we went to the dog beach. Santa Barbara, you sure are beautiful!
August involved taking trips to the beach, swimming in the neighbor's pool, going to dance class, revisiting Universal (we bought season passes), picking tomatoes, snuggling puppies, meeting a possum, and sweating it out in 100 degree weather.
In August, Miss K's Cousin E (and her parents) came to stay with us. First, we took the girls to Knotts Berry Farm to see their favorite: Snoopy. Next, we went to Universal for some movie magic. Finally, we played at Manhattan Beach, ate dinner at the Americana, and had a lovely breakfast in Pasadena. … Continue reading Cousin E’s Visit
June began with Miss R's preschool "graduation." (I was not prepared for how involved it was.) We also went down to San Diego. And did a bird hike with the Audubon Center. Most of the month was spent playing with friends and the dogs and experimenting with my hair. (Selfie alert!) We also went down … Continue reading June Recap
This past week my friend C stayed with us for a few days. Her first night here we went on a walk to the pond, and the next day we drove out to Palos Verdes to hike along Abalone Cove. The wildflowers were fading but still beautiful. And afterward we visited the famous Wayfarers Chapel, … Continue reading Abalone Cove and Hollywood
April brought more mountain hikes and beach time. We also got the chance to go to Catalina Island, which was a blast. The rest of the month was pretty typical. Lots of playing and growing. Also, our avocado pits have sprouted in a big way.
March was a lot of fun. First, Miss R and I went to Griffith Park to ride the train and visit the Observatory. We also went to the beach and the mountains. We took lots of walks, admired some Teslas, went to another march, and met Luna's mom and sister. Mr. R and Miss R … Continue reading March Recap