Category Archives: San Francisco

Aquarium of the Bay

Last weekend, we took the girls to the Aquarium of the Bay on Pier 39 in San Francisco. It’s a relatively small aquarium, but they make good use of what little space they have. There is an emphasis on fish … Continue reading

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Homework and Alcatraz

***I’m going back and finishing some posts that were in my started, but never finished file*** Elanor has to do a report on something from California history. She chose Alcatraz (a famous former prison, now a national park) because it … Continue reading

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Monterrey Aquarium

A few weeks ago, we went to the Monterrey Aquarium. It’s quite large (we didn’t see everything and we were there for several hours) and I highly recommend it as a family destination. We elected not to get a membership … Continue reading

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This is my 500th post at Expat Bostonians. I began the blog on March 8th, 2010; 2 years, 2 months and 9 or 10 days (depending on how you count the time difference) ago.  A blog seemed like the logical … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elanor

Happy Birthday to my big girl…we love you so very much, Elanor! One of my presents for Elanor each year is her annual birthday video.  It took until 5m to finish, but I wasn’t going to be late or skip … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Boardwalk

Sorry it’s been about a week since my last blog post…it’s been quite hectic! I safely got to San Francisco, and picked up Ellie and Ravi on August 30th, along with the largest car I’ve ever driven (a GMC Acadia…7 … Continue reading

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Traveling while pregnant

It is totally safe for a woman to fly until somewhere between her 32nd and 36th week, depending on her medical team’s opinion and the restrictions on a given airline. However, this is not to say that it is necessarily … Continue reading

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