#9 The Pearl Farm

Magnificent, distinctive pearls found in the Sea of Cortez. In the 1600’s Spanish Conquistadors sailed into unknown waters that would later become known as the Gulf of California and/or the Sea of Cortez.  There they found native Yaqui and Seri Indians adorned in beautiful iridescent pearls. In their desire to take these treasures back to …

#8 Always Know Your Turn Radius

Growing up, my dad often used what I considered to be “technical terms” when talking about what I thought at the time were simple processes.  For example, when boating, “Ignition off!”, instead of “I took the key out,” or “What’s your ETA?” instead of “When will you arrive at the house.”  But the one I …

#4 español 101

A typical cobblestone street in the Caracol Peninsula neighborhood. Several years ago the HOA began a "Beautification Committee". This committee has completed many improvements throughout the area including adding common area gardens of native plants, updating to the guard entrance and installing paver stones as a portion of the cobblestone streets. While the cobblestone streets …

#2 Three Days, Two Cars, One 15 Year Old Dog

Scouting Pelicans at San Francisco Beach After sixteen months of, “Next year at this time…” we are finally doing it.  The house sold, boxes packed, goodbye dinners enjoyed, and the week of living out of a suitcase is over.  We are loaded to capacity for the three day road trip in two cars with our …