California

California Sojourn | California

I’ve heard a lot about the California highway system.  Some people think that ALL of California is an eight to twelve lane freeway.  We checked that out a couple of weeks ago, traveling several hundred miles of those superhighways, every bit of which was entertaining. We entered California on Read More…

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Ventura, California

We spent a week in Ventura, California this winter, because it seemed like a good location in the mid-California coast – not too far from Los Angeles, but far enough away, and close to the sea, and not too far from Santa Barbara, which we both remembered as a lovely city.  Perhaps most important, Read More…

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San Diego II | San Diego, California

They say that San Diego has the best climate in the United States.  You might not have thought so this winter, as we all heard dreadful stories about torrents of rain, mud slides and sink holes all over Southern California. We got off the plane in San Diego on February 24. The sun came out the next Read More…

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Getty | Los Angeles, California

For me, going to the Getty was like going to the World’s Fair. The 1939 World’s Fair. It was a big thrill for this little girl from Naugatuck, Connecticut, to go to the BIG city of New York, and especially for the WORLD’S Fair.That’s how I felt about the Getty Museum: the latest architectural Read More…

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San Diego, California

This is a first for this column. I’m on the road, and sending this column by computer enhanced technology. I hope you understand that that is like saying: “ I’ve just landed on the moon.” I sort of hate to tell you all back there in Dutchess County that I’m sitting in the sun in San Diego. But Read More…

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