California Dreamin’ (Part Two)

Leaving the San Francisco area with many beautiful memories, we were next headed for the South of California. We had planned to stop in surfer town Santa Cruz, former Clint Eastwood town Carmel-by-the-sea (where he was once mayor), and finally Pismo Beach off Highway Number 1, where hopefully a nice dinner and comfy bed would be waiting for us.   This was the first day … Continue reading California Dreamin’ (Part Two)

California Dreamin’ (Part One)

Whenever my blog turns quiet for a couple of weeks, it is usually a sign of me a) not being in the mood for writing (and busy doing other stuff) or b) enjoying a wonderful vacation somewhere outside of Chicago. In fact, hubby and I just recently returned from what I can declare one of our most ah-ma-zing trips ever (apart from our honeymoon). Everything was just perfect, and I believe one of the reasons why it turned out this way was the fact that we did not plan much ahead. 

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Summer in the City … Yeah!

After months and months of snow, rain, ice, wind and temperatures way below my usual comfort level, it was hard to imagine that a nicer season would eventually arrive to Chicago one day. It therefore came as a surprise, when in July (I know, it’s late) temperatures started to significantly climb and have been up ever since. Summer finally got here, and the sun became a valued companion in my daily undertakings.

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