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Tagged With: California

Heading Out West in 2014

It's been nine months since we've traveled out West. Last May we went out to Phoenix, San Diego, and the Sacramento area. We were able to visit lots of friends and family. We've been feeling the itch to travel some again and see our very good friends in Phoenix and my married daughter in Sacramento. … Continue reading »

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What Clothing Should We Bring?

What clothing should we pack for our month-long trip? We'll be leaving Wisconsin with snow on the ground it seems since we just had 17 inches on Thursday! We'll be arrive on Wednesday in Phoenix, Arizona where the high that day should be 85 and by Saturday it will be 100. And the temperatures will … Continue reading »

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Training for the Pools in Phoenix and California

We plan to do lots of swimming in pools during our month-long trip coming up. Pools in Phoenix when we stay with friends. A pool at a hotel in San Diego. Pam & Phil's pool in Roseville in Northern California. We're leaving snow to go to these places that are at or nearly at 100 … Continue reading »

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My Daughter is Coming to Visit in August!

The last time we saw Rachelle in person was one year ago in August when we visited for a few days. Though Rachelle and Fiona have stayed in touch by phone and e-cards, they are so looking forward to seeing each other in person next month when Rachelle comes to Wisconsin for a visit. Fiona … Continue reading »

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The Journey Begins Anew Today

The journey of life begins anew today for our family. Our son, James Ashman, is joining us from California. He's driving clear across the country all by himself. So of course I'm a bit concerned. But he's a lot like me and I know he'll take care and plan well and arrive safe. He's looking … Continue reading »

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A Year Ago Today We Left Roseville California

A year ago today we left Roseville California to head to Montreal. It's been quite a year. We've driven through a lot of states and stayed with lots of interesting people. What have we learned? For one thing, I don't want to live in a big city ever again. I don't want to move back … Continue reading »

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Informal Meet and Greet in Roseville California at Panera Bread August 10th 2011

We're only in Roseville for a few days and there are so many people in the Sacramento area here that we know. We'd love to meet with everyone individually and that's just not possible. However, for those of you that would like to see us while we're back in town, we've arranged to spend Wednesday … Continue reading »

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Sisters Reunited in California

The sisters have been reunited! Fiona and Rachelle are together once again after being separated five months. Fiona hasn't seen her big sister since Rachelle's wedding in March. She's very happy to have a few days to spend with her! You can see Fiona's video about it here. I'm very happy too that I get … Continue reading »

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Leaving Colorado and Heading Back to California for a Short Visit

We've enjoyed house sitting again for Rita in Colorado. They are coming back one day early so we're leaving a day early. That's okay. Nomads must be flexible! We're so flexible that a week or so ago we changed our plans entirely and decided to head back to California for a short visit. Fiona hasn't … Continue reading »

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California Scenery

Our drive Sunday included seeing a rainbow and beautiful rolling green hills. Fiona played with her ponies in the car. And the rest area had all these birds - they sounded like something electronic.

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