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Alpine Dam Trip

Fairfax, CA (8/2/2017) – With apologies to Robert Frost – “I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” We try to take the road less travelled during [...]

Girls Day Out at China Camp State Park

San Rafael, CA (07/07/2017) - “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” ~ Wendell Berry For a change of pace, we decided to make our adventure a “Girl’s Day Out,” and [...]

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Golden Gate National Recreation Area (07/07/2017) – "Moby Dick seeks thee not. It is thou, thou, that madly seekest him!" ~ Herman Melville, Moby Dick While we weren’t exactly seeking a fabled white whale, we did hope to see a pair of whales that had been reported to be visiting the mouth of the [...]

By | 2017-07-13T11:21:06+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Activities, News, Vibrant Life, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Resident Joyce Vedder Rides a Roller Coaster

San Rafael, CA (06/30/2017) – “Everybody likes a roller coaster ride.” ~ Pete Waterman You might disagree with Mr. Waterman, but we had a mission to fulfill and nothing was going to get in our way, not even a wishy-washer wisher. Last month, one of our residents, Joyce Vedder, remarked that she would like [...]

Trip to the Marine Mammal Center

Sausalito CA (06/14/2017) – “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” ~ Kahlil Gibran A group of our residents found out what some of those secrets were when we visited the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito recently. The Center, which overlooks Rodeo Beach and the beautiful Pacific [...]

Marin Greek Festival

Novato, CA (05/26/17) – Wikipedia states “Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa.” That may be true, but for us, Greece was conveniently located in Novato, when we took a trip to the 46th Annual Marin Greek Festival at the Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Church. Arriving at noon, [...]

Day Trip: Marin Art and Garden Center

  Ross, CA (05/16/2017) – “The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah the red roses are for love triumphant.” WindChime took advantage of our recent beautiful [...]

Veterans’ Wall: Teddy Berlin

Kentfield, CA (05/17/17) “A veteran is someone who wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. The currency of freedom is the blood, sweat and tears of a nation’s people.” These moving words adorn the wall of our lobby above our new Veteran’s [...]

By | 2017-05-30T15:18:39+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Senior Living, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

This is Your Life

Kentfield, CA (04/28/17) – “Strange as it may seem, my life is based on a true story.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant (English author and cartoonist.) High School Athlete; Woodland Firefighter; Army Veteran; Sharpshooter; Dam Builder; Double-Degree Holder; Adventure Traveler; Diamond Miner. Any of these titles by itself would be an impressive mark on one’s resume. [...]

By | 2017-05-08T13:29:29+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Vibrant Life, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments