About Note from 12-31-2010: What I wrote below is being aging history, but it is still relevant to my life experience, interests, values, and views currently.
This section should be entertaining reading if nothing else. We moved to Michigan from California in September 2007.
In California, from 2000-2007, we lived in the old Victorian seaport town of Eureka, California, a 5-1/2 hour drive from San Francisco into far northern outback of California winding through the mountains and national forests to reach the small coastal micro-climate.
We owned an Arts & Crafts Bungalow, our first home ever, sporting a "Pacific Ocean view" (one you could spot if you were on tip toe on a fog less day