Calista, or Cali as we call her, is the oldest of our three cats:  Calista, Canyon, and Lucy.  She has the sweetest disposition and the most amazing green eyes.

Check out my beautiful cat, Calista, who hasn’t been included on the site in a really, really long time! On Today’s Date in the Past: Yellow Eye on You Turkish Textiles

Directly under the south anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge stands the Fort Point Light, a lighthouse built on top of the wall of Fort Point.  It is the third lighthouse built at the fort, and at a spot more than 100 feet above sea level, it can be seen by sailors along the entire […]

After spending some time exploring the Presidio, we soldiered on to Fort Point.  Built at the height of the California Gold Rush, Fort Point was designed to protect the nation from any naval attack.  While it never had to rise to that occasion, the fort survived the Civil War, earthquakes, and the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge.  The […]

I was so disappointed that Napoleon’s apartment at the Louvre was closed the afternoon I was there.   Seriously!  Of all the things to do and see at the Louvre, it is one of the most recommended.  Although I couldn’t see the apartment itself, the grand Escalier du Ministre staircase leading up to the apartment was […]