United States

November 6, 2018

The City of Irvine, the safest city in the USA and a great place to visit.

Located in Orange County, California the City of Irvine is home to the headquarters of some 48 US based companies as well as some 15 International […]
November 6, 2018

Anaheim, the economic juggernaut of Orange County, California and the home of Disneyland.

With a population of 340,000, Anaheim is the most populous city in Orange County and the 10th most populous city in the State of California.  Anaheim […]
October 29, 2018
Entrance to the Los Rios Historic District

Yes, the swallows do return to San Juan Capistrano and so should you!

San Juan Capistrano is the oldest continuously occupied residential area in California.  Long before the arrival of the Spanish and yes, the swallows too, the region was […]
September 17, 2018

Laguna Woods Village Part 2

I had so much to tell you and so many photos that I decided to divide all of that information up into two blog posts of […]
September 13, 2018
Orange County, California

Laguna Woods, California My Amazing Hometown

Located just west of Laguna Beach in the heart of South Orange County, California, The City of Laguna Woods is home to the premier active adult […]
August 13, 2018
Welcome sign

My Hometown of Laguna Woods and my neighbors in Orange County, California.

April 26, 2018
Laguna Beach, California.

Laguna Beach, California offers surf, sand, sun and lots of art and culture too.

Sun, Sand, Surf and Culture in Laguna Beach, California Nestled on the California coast between Los Angeles and San Diego sits the amazingly cultural city of […]
April 25, 2018
Laguna Woods, California

My home, the beautiful Laguna Woods Village in Orange County, Southern California

Before I depart for France and Italy in a few days, I thought I would tell you a bit about the community in which I live.  […]
April 11, 2017

Polishing my photography skills in San Diego

Yesterday I completed a four day photography workshop in San Diego California.  The workshop was put on by Great Escape Publishing and included professional photographers from […]
January 17, 2017

Manhattan Beach in January 2017

Manhattan Beach, California was my home from October 2015 to December 2016 and it has been my son’s home since 1992.  I made my first visit […]
November 25, 2016

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tours

This Holiday Season I am visiting my daughter and her family in Lake Mary, Florida just north of Orlando. Yesterday we spent the afternoon in the […]
January 13, 2016

Les Pecheurs De Perles (The Pearl Fishers) at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City.

Composed 12 years before his much more famous opera Carmen, The Pearl Fishers by George Bizet is set in a mythical far eastern village in this production […]
January 13, 2016

The Calidore String Quartet

Yesterday I had the pleasure of hearing the Calidore String Quartet perform at the Merkin Concert Hall, a part of the Kaufman Music Center on W. […]
January 11, 2016

Jackson Pollock at the Museum of Modern Art New York City

One of the giants of the Abstract Expressionist School of modern art, Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) died at the age of 44 in an alcohol related auto […]
January 11, 2016

Picasso Sculpture Exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art New York City

Many people are familiar with Pablo Picasso perhaps mainly based on his cubist paintings but far fewer are familiar with his sculptures which form the basis […]
January 11, 2016

King Charles III: A Future History Play

Review of the Broadway Play King Charles III