The moment Maria Perez read the inspiring account of Wildine Aumoithe, she added her name to her family’s Christmas gift list. Same story for Leda L. Falero, a retired teacher who was moved by “this incredible young lady.’’
The year is now over a month old, and there's been plenty of talk about what's trending in home design for 2016. From black stainless steel to built-in sous vide cookers, unusual choices abound for the fashion-conscious.
Like many great love affairs, mine began in childhood. The details are sketchy, drawn from memory and from photographs in a family album, old Super 8s. Our two-toned station wagon is loaded up in the driveway of the Altadena, Calif., home, room for five, our gear and a black Labrador named Sheba.
Best times to visit the Golden Gate National Recreation Area - or not: December, January and February are the wettest months, bookended by November and March. If you want dry, June, July and August are your best bets. If you want warm, go in September.