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Fleet Week 2017

Fort Baker, GGNRA (10/06/2017) - Fleet Week is a United States Navy, United States Marine Corps, and United States Coast Guard tradition in which active military ships recently deployed in overseas operations dock in a variety of major cities for one week. Once the ships dock, the crews can enter the city and visit [...]

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

Crissy Field, San Francisco, CA (09/10/2017) -- Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against [...]

Helping the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Team In Training (TNT)

Nicasio, CA (09/09/17) - “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road, without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.” Sherlock Holmes author, Arthur Conan Doyle, Scientific [...]

By | 2017-09-12T14:14:09+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Activities, Events, News, Senior Living, Windchime of Marin|0 Comments

Picnic Lunch at Bicentennial Campground

Fort Cronkhite, Marin Headlands, CA (9/1/2017) – “Cannon to the right of them, Cannon to the left of them, Cannon in front of them, Volley’ed and thundered.” – The Charge of the Light Brigade The recent heat wave in the Bay Area forced us out of Kentfield Marin Headlands in search of cooler air. [...]

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, [...]