Category Archives: Mother

Highway 17

Many roads in our area have a name as well as a number.  Highway 101 is also the Bayshore.  Interstate 580 into the central valley is the Altamont Pass.  The Nimitz Freeway will take you from San Jose to Oakland … Continue reading

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DLZ 230

DLZ 230 was the license plate number on my Mother’s 1968 Chevy station wagon – the mom mobile of the 60’s and 70’s.  All self-respecting middle class mothers of the day drove one.  Mom’s was white, bought used, and never … Continue reading

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Mother and Roads

From my Mother’s grave you can see the golden Californian hills rising in the east – the coastal range.  On a clear day you can see Mt. Hamilton Observatory.  The road to the top is where mother learned to drive, … Continue reading

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Traveling with Mother

By nature I am a bit of a homebody.  Left to myself I’d never leave home.  Well, except for trips to the grocery store, Starbucks or any number of lumberyards, hardware stores and quilt shops.  But generally, I like being … Continue reading

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