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The 49 Mile Scenic drive was created in 1938 by the Downtown Association to
highlight the city’s beauty and to promote it as a tourist destination. The
route was also created as a way for visitors to see San Francisco while they
were here for the Golden Gate International Exposition from 1939-1940.

The route starts at City Hall and takes you along many of San Francisco’s
historic and iconic landmarks.  Printed maps of the drive are available...


I am so excited to share this new little nugget with you!

This is my new favorite place to visit!

Lace curtains and tablecloths, bay windows, eclectic seating and mismatched china all make for a wonderful oasis that will make you forget all your worries.

Muna Nash is the owner of Lovey's.   Muna, who lived in Ireland and traveled all of Europe, has done her best to bring the English countryside right to our door.  A...

Everyone knows that there are names for groups of animals, a pride of lions, a raft of otters, or a bed of oysters etc.    So I got to thinking one day and wondered what do you call groups of people all engaged in a specific activity?

Example: When I drove along Highway One along the California coast yesterday from Santa Cruz to Half Moon Bay, I passed a beach where there were 20 kite surfers catching the wind and speeding across t...
Pillar Point RV Park is located smack dab in the middle of the surfing world.  Turn your head to the left, and you'll see "Surfer's Beach" where there's several dozen surfers in the water at any given time.  Turn your head right, and you can see Maverick's point and the surf shop of Jeff Clark, founder of the International Maverick's surf competition.    And guess what...they teach you how to surf.    ...
It's a spectacular day at Pillar Point RV Park. 
I think I'm going to go sit on the jetty too....


Main Street Goldworks
542 Main Street
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone: 650-726-2546

Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00am -5:30pm
Closed Sunday and Monday

We were walking downtown Half Moon Bay looking for a burger when we came upon the Main Street Goldworks jewelry store.

We met Jesse Warshauer and his mother Patti Warhsauer, family owners and both award winning designers.   They were very friendly and I was immediately taken by their beautiful jewelry...

Saturday and Sunday,
April 27-28, 2013
Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days

Half Moon Bay Airport, California
9850 N. Cabrillo Highway

Tickets at the gate only
$20 for adults ($30 for 2-day)
$10 for 11-17 and 65+ ($15/2-day)
Free for kids age 10 and under.
No credit cards . Cash Only

Pacific Coast Dream Machines Website

A website with a number of fabulous photos from the event: