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 […]

It’s been reported that lack of sleep can contribute to weight gain, so it’s not surprising that getting enough sleep is one of  The Skinny Rules.  Between four kids, a job, a house, and a desire to get as much as possible out of every day on earth, I often find myself not getting eight hours […]

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I’m several days behind on the blog after spending last week in Kentucky for work where it was cold and I didn’t have much free time.  It’s not the Hotel Zaza, but the Griffin Gate Marriott has been busy renovating.  This is what the new rooms look like.  They’ve also upgraded all of the mattresses […]

I realize I’m partial, but isn’t Calista such a pretty cat?  I just can’t help but drag out my camera and take pictures of her, even when she’s trying to nap.  Thank goodness she tolerates me! You Might Also Enjoy: Other Cali Posts Kitty by the Kaw You Know You’ve Adopted a Great Kitten When…