Posts for October 2018


What a Day on the Bay

One Saturday evening our PVE friends asked, “What are you doing tomorrow?” We were thrilled to be able to answer, “We’re sailing on the bay with our Petaluma buddies, George and Anita.


Swords in the Military

The sword is said to be the emblem of military honor and should incite the bearer to a just and generous pursuit of honor and virtue.


Ridge Site Work and Preconstruction Savings Underway

The earliest phase of site work has begun on The Ridge.


Learning to Waterski

Resident Dottie Shelley remembers her first time waterskiing.


Local Planner: Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival, which spans November 7-11, is a film, food and wine experience that comes to life each fall in Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga.


A Long Hot Day

In the summer of 1938, my buddies Kent, Harold, Bob and I decided to change the boredom one day by going to Lake Yellow Creek, which was about 75 miles from Elwood.


Sunshine? Showers?

"About 25 years ago, give or take a few years, I couldn’t find a plain classic raincoat to buy."


Red Ants and Me

After standing in a red ant pile, Resident Bill McNamara's mind quickly flashed back to his first tour in Vietnam


PVE Here We Come

I had done little thinking about selling our house and downsizing our belongings, but suddenly we were in the midst of chaos.

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