Surprise visitor

Our friend Jenny called us this afternoon to say she was in Santa Rosa for work. Mama and I were thrilled to get a wonderful, surprise visit! Today’s #OneGoodThing was seeing our friend Jenny! Day 192 of 365. And Day 923 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Checking off my list 2 years…

Baking in honor of Bobbie

Today we attended a memorial for our dear sweet friend, Bobbie, who passed away last month. Mama and I met Bobbie through mutual extended family, when we moved to Santa Rosa nearly four years ago. Bobbie was one of those people you could meet and fall in love with immediately. She made everyone feel welcomed,…

Starting someone else’s vacation

Our friends began their road trip vacation today with a stop in Santa Rosa to see us! We went out for lunch to Jackson’s Bar and Oven in Railroad Square, and shared the most wonderful burrata topped with pistachios and honey. The food was outstanding, and the company was even better! Mama and I adore…

Thesaurus Club

Our friend came back to help us finish a big project today that got delayed on Sunday. It’s almost complete, but in the meantime, we had great conversations again, this time involving a thesaurus. Today’s #OneGoodThing was thesaurus club with Mama and Galen, who is a wellspring of knowledge! Or a fount. Day 165 of 365. And…

Wine across the fence

I enjoyed a fabulous visit with our gorgeous neighbor Ti this evening. We shared a bottle of wine over our back fence and had some good laughs. Though we share a long fence line, our front doors face different streets. Rather than walk the long way around the corner on the busy street, Ti stood on…

Great conversations

A longtime family friend of ours drove hours across the Bay Area to help us with a big project. When the project came to an abrupt halt due a missing part, sadly not available locally on a Sunday, he stayed for a wonderful visit instead! Mama and I both loved catching up with Galen. He…

A Venetian perspective

This gorgeous shot of Venice appeared on my Facebook feed and brightened my day. It was shared by one of my Italian friends that I met on our special trip to Venice. Today’s #OneGoodThing was this Venetian perspective! Thanks for sharing, Silvio! Day 119 of 365. And Day 850 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)! 1 year…