The Powerbear Press

A peek into a perhaps non-typical California mind


Archive for December, 2006

Meanwhile on the other west coast

Saturday, December 30th, 2006

The day after Christmas I flew to Tampa. I changed planes in Denver without any delays despite the major blizzard there two days earlier. I’m having a great, if very busy, visit with family. Six days sounds like a lot of time, but it goes by fast. Each trip I notice my mother slowing down […]

30 day checkup

Monday, December 25th, 2006

I’m sitting here on Christmas morning looking at the San Diego Bay and Point Loma through the palm trees. Truly I have a lot to be thankful for. Yesterday marked one month since arriving in San Diego. We’ve made a lot of progress – all the moving boxes are gone, we know our way around […]

Car land and LA la land

Sunday, December 17th, 2006

I finally decided this week that I had to get the sound system in the car working. A previous owner put in an amplifier and a CD changer in the trunk but the former has been ripped out and the latter is missing the magazine. So, I sprang for a new amplifier. Nothing on this […]

The Hanging Pictures Stage

Monday, December 11th, 2006

This weekend we reached the Hanging Pictures stage of moving in. That doesn’t mean that we’re done, but at least things are close enough to stable that we can risk putting holes in the walls. Last night we even invited over a friend who was visiting from Denver. The things that are still not put […]

The Journey of a Thousand Miles

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006

We still haven’t put anything on the walls of the new place, but we’ve got enough of the unpacking done that we took a weekend “off” from the move. John had a relaxing weekend, including a massage and a motorcycle ride. I, on the other hand, drove to Sacramento and back for the last of […]