Our Secret Garden Mountain Retreat
Travel Blogs from Big Bear Lake
... in return for their companionship. We had very pleasant phone chats with our kids. It's good that Christmas is more to them than exchanging gifts.
We went to a well attended pot luck dinner at 1430 hours. It wasn't really a pot luck as each table's "captain" assigned what folks were to bring. The rectangular tables, set for 16, were nicely decorated.
We sat at the middle of the table, side by side. More people came and couples sat across from one another so ...
... fine, quality citrus. However, the severe "freeze" of 1913 destroyed many groves. Walnuts, a hardier tree, were planted as replacements along with peaches as a quick-profit crop.
The social activities in the early 1900's centered around the Farm Bureau Extension Service and the Women's Club established in 1908, followed by the P.T.A. in the 1930's. Since there were no local churches, people traveled to surrounding communities for worship and other church ...
... grown adult. He
talked to me like a child. BUT IT
WAS FUTILE TALKING TO HIM. I knew
it would be, but I had to say “my peace”.
He is someone who is on his “high horse” and thinks, talks and behaves
that way towards his customers or at least, some of his customers.
PLEASE DO NOT SPEND YOUR MONEY HERE! YOUR MEMORIES WILL BE UNDESERVEDLY
... apparently be on tour).
Dan, Darren and I had a butternut squash soup for entree (kind of like pumpkin soup) and Joel had a Caesar salad. The bread rolls were so yummy! The mains were also really good - i had salmon, Dan had a pork ouso buco, Joel had a chicken breast and Darren had a fillet Mignon. Darren and I managed a whole bottle of red - good for body warmth!
When we got home Dan, Darren and I took a dip in ...
As I type this to you I am officially done with this semester! I can’t believe that I have four semesters under my belt, its crazy how fast it went by. I am not sure how I did on my grades because they will not be posted until sometime this next week but I feel very confident that I did well. All I can say is that I am glad to be done with my classes but with anatomy especially (we focused from the diaphragm up ...