Dreams Cabo San Lucas

by admin on July 23, 2014

I was just at my niece’s wedding in the beautiful Cabo San Lucas, this is their website, http://www.davidandmagdalena.com

How sweet are they:
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Their wedding was at the most ideal beach getaway haven – the elegant and beautiful Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa All Inclusive, with top notch amenities and beachfront accommodations. Aside from frolicking on the pristine, white sands of the private beach, guests at this all-inclusive resort can also play a few holes at Cabo Real Golf Club or have fun at the on-site recreational facilities such as outdoor pool, fitness center, and Dreams Spa by Pevonia. Kids can have fun at Explorer’s Club. Diners can enjoy a variety of Mexican, Asian, Mediterranean, and international cuisines and flavors at El Patio, Himitsu, and Portofino restaurants. Steaks and seafood specialties are available at Oceana and Seaside Grill, while coffee and snacks are on offer at Coco Cafe. Five bars and loungers are also available, serving wines, beers, and spirits.

Just check out these pictures of the resort!

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Happy 4th of July!

by admin on July 3, 2014

July Fourth is a great time to get together with family and friends and watch fireworks. This year I’m spending the Independance Day weekend festivities in Idaho at my family cabin.   We’re enjoying being back in the mountains, boating, jet skiing and all the firework over Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho.  lake pic

But if you are in the SF Bay Area , there will be lots to do and see around the Bay Area with fireworks, food and fun!

There’s the Alameda County Fair, or the Berkeley Marina, how about the Danville parade, but if you are in SF, Pier 39 Fishermans warf is the place to be, fireworks start at 9:30pm.






Happy Fourth of July!

Summer Kaftan Chic!

by admin on June 23, 2014

Kaftans are all the rage now in fashion and whats better than being comfy and fashionable during those hot summer days with a beautiful lightweight stylish kaftan. Here are some of our faves below and let us know what you think!













Take Me for a Ride! CUBA

by admin on June 19, 2014

One of Cuba’s most distinctive anachronisms – roads full of classic cars from the 1950s – looks set to fade into history following the most sweeping relaxation of vehicle imports since the revolution.  Today wherever you turn in Havana, you see rolling relics of days gone by.  For most of the past half century, Havana’s traffic has been jammed with Pontiac Studebakers, Oldsmobiles, Chevrolets and Soviet imports as a result of tight domestic controls and US sanctions that made it difficult to buy parts and fuel.

Cubans don’t necessarily love classic cars. They simply have not been able to get anything else for five decades. Bottom line, no choice. These cars were there, then the door slammed shut on American-sourced goods. Ever since, Cubans have kept those autos going, handed down from dads and granddads. With no Pep Boy stores for parts, the owners make due. They tinker with anything possible to keep the autos rolling. Because, without them, they have even less than the precious little they have.  The cars are what visitors love.  I drove in several of them, if I recall correctly.  The oldest was a 1927 Ford Convertible– good times!   People, scenery, countryside, architecture, climate, everything in Cuba is eye candy to the camera and the drivers were very friendly as well!














Happy Father’s Day!

by admin on June 14, 2014


In honor of Father’s Day today, I’m dedicating this blog to my father, Leroy Brandt who is 82 years old now!  He is full of life and laughter; His humor has carried him far in life with his career as merry milkman, timber cutter, farmer, real estate investor to a self made millionaire who still lives by his simple up bringing.  His love of life and laughter is a true treasure to us all. Happy Father’s Day!
We love you,

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