One side benefit of The 14-Year-Old being older than I think she can possibly be, is the fact that she is eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. We took her last week to one of our county’s mass vaccination sites. One shot down, one to go.
It’s springtime for the cacti too.
Palo Alto has installed eight new temporary murals designed to give residents struggling with the pandemic a bit of an emotional boost this spring. Last week, I visited the murals along California Avenue, and found myself spending a great deal of time with Carrie Lederer’s mural, Lost in My Abstract Garden.
With Santa Clara County slowly resuming economic and social activities, looking at some freshly installed public art is a great opportunity to get my entire family used to roaming freely around the world again.
Apparently, this is the week we get spring flowers in Northern California.
Last week our local public health office released official guidance for how to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19 during Halloween and Día de Los Muertos celebrations. I wanted to share it with you here, in case your family is also trying to figure out what those celebrations will look like this year.
I spotted a couple of women walking their donkeys on one of my walks this week. Could this be the most California thing ever?
When I planted this sunflower I had no idea it would end up growing to be this tall.
My husband spotted this little piece of public art, thoughtfully updated for the pandemic while biking about town this past weekend.
During quarantine, I’ve been walking, while Michael prefers to ride his bike. He’s lobbying for me to join him on his rides, though, and keeps sending me amazing pictures from the trail.