Even if it’s still colder than I’d like outside, Spring has at least arrived on the calendar.  I had a fun time making these eggshell candles for our kitchen table centerpiece, and I thought I’d share. It started with a dozen eggs.  Between breakfast, baking, and other kitchen adventures, we usually go through two dozen […]

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Beginning in the late 1800s, military installations were built along the both sides of the San Francisco Bay to prevent hostile ships from entering the San Francisco Bay.  Additional batteries were built into the hills during World War II to protect the area from aerial attacks and the kinds of high caliber shells that could […]

As we started the scenic, 17 Mile Drive around the Monterey peninsula, we explored a few tide pools along the coast in Pacific Grove. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Tide Pool Photo #1.  This little crab was headed back to sea.   Tide Pool Photo #2.  Pretty little (snail) shells […]