Today’s first for the ‘one new thing a day for 100 days’ new years resolution was a tour at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, CA. Tesla’s mission is to “accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy”. They produce high end, 100% electric cars. Having recently partnered with Solar City, they as well produce solar panelsContinue reading “Day 93 – Tesla Tour”
Fun what you find when you take a 10 minute stroll around the block. Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” was to buy flowers from the lovely gals at The Flower Shack I stumbled upon during a work break. Roseanne, pictured in the middle below, used to own itContinue reading “Day 91 – Flower Shack”
Today’s First: Played outdoor chess with my sister, we are down in Carlsbad for some sister time. Game ended in a draw (tie). What I like most about doing this blog is that it gives me the accountability to learn something I perhaps wouldn’t be inclined to given my typical daily ‘routine’. A bit aboutContinue reading “Day 26 -Outdoor sidewalk chess with Sis Fran – alas, a draw…”
Fire trail entrance to Dipsea with Asako (her first time up there overall!), my first at that entrance and we were greeted by a little friend: IMG_1967
Took a business meeting off the desk and onto the back streets.. found some neat spots tucked in the nooks of Mill Valley, CA..
Today’s first – Tour of Rover’s Tea Fountain shop in Mill Valley. ‘ ROVER: (has been importing and ‘designing’ teas for 40 years – really interesting to speak with, learned a lot) We import and sell about 350 different fine Gourmet Teas from suppliers all over the world. Our founder Horst Rover Benecke has aContinue reading “Day 72”
Crainosacral Therapy Session with New CST Mentor and Teacher, Eric Moya in Carmel, CA more info on Eric here: http://www.ericmoya.com/ What is it? a system of alternative medicine intended to relieve pain and tension by gentle manipulations of the skull regarded as harmonizing with a natural rhythm in the central nervous system.
The unplanned ‘firsts’ have proven to be the most valuable lessons 🙂 Today’s first: spontaneous 5 minute outside seated meditation. Need to do this more. MOVEMENT IN STILLNESS. Challenging for me. My nature is to flow. But wow, the power of being still. There is an essence within, a knowing, something so prevalent atContinue reading “Day 65 – Be Still”
Checked out Shorebird Marsh in Corte Madera: Gotta get up close to see the beauty in this one. *Location – you may have driven past this space multiple times. It is along Redwood Highway in Corte Madera. more info: http://www.yelp.com/map/shorebird-marsh-corte-madera Fun sidenote/hidden gem: Trailer Home Park with some amazing gardens: FYI: Great info fromContinue reading “Day 64”
Visit to GROW – A Sustainability Themed Art and Garden Education Center Adorable and knowledgeable Star gave me a quick tour.. This is their Aquaponic System/Fish Tank.. awesome they had 100% growth rate in their seeds (planted in peat pots). All of Grow’s plants are native 🙂 yarrow – smells so good, make a veryContinue reading “Day 61”