25th Anniversary

25th Anniversary

Last night Nancy and I went out for our 25th Anniversary – the choice of where to go was not a hard one – The “Vintage Press” in Visalia is a great place for a meal that you will never find disappointing – David, the Owner, is Meticulous about the service and sources...
Family Visit surprise

Family Visit surprise

I knew my Sister Vicky and her Husband Henry were traveling down from Portland to Crater Lake and then through California to visit Their Children and Grandkids. I guess I assumed that they would head over to the coast and head south and we would hear about their trip...
Cambria here we come – – it’s been a while!

Cambria here we come – – it’s been a while!

It’s funny how exciting it was to drive up to Cambria after driving through the southern California bedlam of crazy masses of people on both the freeways and coastal roads – the central coast of California seems calm, and it was a very peaceful drive from Solvang to...
After San Clemente – we headed North

After San Clemente – we headed North

San Clemente was fun – but it was time to Head North along the California coast. Ventura was the stop over for the Night – Big town stayed for the night at the Harbor and had a nice dinner, nothing to wright home about but it was a long drive and nice to...
San Clemente “Get away”

San Clemente “Get away”

Sometimes you just need to get away and chill. When we need to recharge we generally head for the beach and because we currently live in the Central Valley; Carmel and the Monterey area down to Pismo Beach or somewhere in between is our go to location for a beach get...
Happy New Home Owners

Happy New Home Owners

The Real Joy in being a Realtor comes from making people smile. We love helping people buy their first home, downsize, upsize or move out of the area with our help. Sometimes it can be a process that takes years – sometimes months – we are onboard for the...
Paramount Studio Tour

Paramount Studio Tour

When we had a chance to take a studio tour – we jumped at it. Paramount Studios was/is one of the movie and televisions most iconic industry giants. If you ever have a chance to visit and take a tour –  do it – put this on your bucket list, you will...
A little home in Kingsburg has a new owner

A little home in Kingsburg has a new owner

Homes for sale on the market are starting to show up again- prices are still up but there are some bargains if you want to put in the work – I think I visited this house at least 15 times after it went into escrow meeting with Various venders to fix and in...
Morey’s Fish House

Morey’s Fish House

It’s the summer of 2021, the COVID crazy times are still very much in force; although mainly in the larger cities at this time. Nancy and I decided to drive to my 50th High School reunion in Minnetonka Minnesota from our home in Kingsburg California. We left kingsburg...
Vintage Press

Vintage Press

  The Recipe Club is Back for Lunch. Sooo Nancy and I were invited to attend the “Recipe Club” an event that has been taking place at the Famous Restaurant in Visalia the Vintage Press. We had no idea what to expect other than we were told it was a cooking...
Glendale California- Armenian Convocation

Glendale California- Armenian Convocation

We pointed the car south and headed for Glendale – another road trip. This trip was just down to Southern California- always a favorite place to go bringing with it many memories as we had lived in Pasadena and San Clemente and had friends and relatives in both....
Redwing Mn – home of the Boot

Redwing Mn – home of the Boot

Last summer 2021 Nancy and I traveled around with our two dogs – two Cocker Spaniels in the back seat of our Lexus 450H a car topper, a Uhaul trailer and a back end packed with 17 assorted suitcases, bags, coolers and who knows what – 17 States about 6000...
Cabo for Christmas

Cabo for Christmas

Cabo San Lucas Mexico is a Great place to spend a few weeks over Christmas – One of our Favorite things to   do is get up in the morning before the sun comes up and watch the sunrise at the Cupcake Café at the resort where we stay – the Sandos Finisterra....
ON THE WAY TO MONTEREY

ON THE WAY TO MONTEREY

We need a break from our normal routine. Today we leave for a wedding in Monterey and Carmel it should be a fantastic get away – lots of Friends and I’m sure lots of good FOOD – some people I know think I’m all about FOOD – well I do like to...
Best Strawberry Rhubarb Pie in Utah

Best Strawberry Rhubarb Pie in Utah

On our road trip in the summer of 2021 we visited 17 states over about 40 days. We drove our Lexus 450H and took our two elderly dogs on the adventure with us – what a fun trip and what a great way to see the country. Utah was really a great state with more to...
AHHH Relaxing

AHHH Relaxing

Sometimes you just need to get away and relax – as a realtor we are never really out of touch with our clients, and it seems that every time we decide to go out of town and try to get away for a few days or weeks – we get busy! It’s just part of the...
FresYes 1st Annual BBQ

FresYes 1st Annual BBQ

We all work hard and play hard; we are FresYES Realtors – after a long couple of years during the COVID Pandemic- Real or Imagined- when we couldn’t meet and enjoy the bonds of friendship- It was decided by our visionary and loved leader that it was time for a...
Trip To North Dakota

Trip To North Dakota

Last summer we drove around the Midwest from California – it was my 50th High School reunion. Prior to heading down to MTKA for the reunion we spent some time in Northern Mn visiting the head waters of the Mississippi River in Itasca State Park (well worth the...