Saturday, December 16, 2006

San Francisco ~*~ The Daughter

First, I have to say that blogger was down for service yesterday for all of us who have not turned over to the new version yet (the dark side).
Then, my wonderful hubby helped me until 10:30 pm Friday night switching over because my computer got 'stuck' in level 2 of the change for at least 5 hours....I ended up in tears thinking I had lost everything...nope, my knight in shining armor saved me and my archives :-)
I miss everyone like mad and can't wait to get to your posts :)

Spending the days with Angela is always a pleasure. She drove to save me the stress of San Fran chaos maneuvering...we stressed anyway. The cab drivers are CrAzY...honking, yelling, cursing and cutting you off with no use of signaling. I white knuckled it the entire time and Angela almost ran over 2 people. Yikes! Not for the weak at heart.

That is her in the lobby of the hotel with the light green sweater. Notice how she is waaaaaay ahead of me, as I was already snapping pictures and embarrassing her. ;-)
(I do not know the woman with the camera!)

The terrible picture in the elevator is my lightning fast attempt at taking yet another picture of us before the door opened. (Under her smile she is saying, "Ma!"

The big building is her new place of work that she starts in January. (such a BIG building for a little snap of my baby girl).

Then, at dinner we had a cocktail with our appetizers...something I think I'll never get used to.

And, a rest in our room before we braved the rain and the grumpy Christmas shopping people, (who walk the sidewalks like the cabby's drive) If you're from San Fran....sorry ")

We enjoyed the entire trip and each other....Snuggle hugging a plenty.

Tomorrow....the magnificent Hotel :)

Update: Blogger is still being impossible. I am waiting for a response from the Wizard who lives in the land of Blog....if someone doesn't get to him first (:#) I am missing all of you!!!


Blogger Shaz said...

So glad you didnt loose everything that would of been tragic.
The pics are so beautiful I am so glad you made it.
Love you Sweet xxx

1:45 AM  
Blogger Susannah said...

Angela is as beautiful as her mom :-) xo

2:53 AM  
Blogger poet said...

blogger is being a baby this morning. i have tried to comment a few times. anyway, glad you are ok, and that you had a good time with daughter. aren't kids great when they mature?

3:28 AM  
Blogger Left-handed Trees... said...

Looks like a lovely visit--thank you for sharing the photos!!!

7:32 AM  
Blogger Lisa(oceandreamer) said...

I feel your love for her with every word you write. She has the most amazing eyes. As for San Francisco, we rarely go in to the City during this time of year - it's just too insane and I don't have the patience for LONG waits to park, to eat, to buy etc. But it's a lovely city nonetheless...I prefer going on a day when you can sit outside to eat and people watch. So glad you were able do it together!

8:39 AM  
Blogger Star said...

I love the wild streaks in Angela's hair. You must have had a blast gadding about. Can't wait to see more pictures.

10:02 AM  
Anonymous Teresa S. said...

Looks like a wonderful time! Gosh, I don't mind visiting the city, but I know I couldn't live in it. Good luck to your baby girl! I got to say I am totally in love with that sweater she has on!! cute, cute, cute!! Can't wait to see more pics!

I have on my gorgeous necklace ((wink))) I love it! Gotten lots of compliments on it too....

Love ya much! Have a wonderful weekend! My babies are coming home TODAY!!


11:35 AM  
Blogger Romina Bacci said...

Yeah! you're having a great time together!! Wish I could be there too!! :)

12:05 PM  
Blogger Goddess of Leonie said...

i hear you... blogger transitioning is traumatic ;) so are big cities!

beautiful photos darby... the love and joy that wafts between you and your daughter is palpable.


1:23 PM  
Anonymous angela marie said...

Hey! You all are scaring me about starting a blog! ha

Oh Darlene!!! She is beautiful!! Just like her momma! Smile

I can not wait to see the rest of the pics!

He is home. I have happy tears!
Our children are gifts.
My Christmas is made in the shade of heart red!

Love to you OOOX

4:04 PM  
Blogger bee said...

i love how excited you get when you talk about your kids, dar. it's so great to see that you are such good friends.

4:50 PM  
Blogger Bohemian Girl said...

so yummy to see you both together in that cool elevator shot! i can totally imagine Angie going "mommm". hee hee.

sorry you felt overwhelmed in "The City". Christmas is the craziest time of year over there. actually, there are grumpy shoppers EVERYWHERE, isn't there?

glad you got to snuggle your baby. i am lovin' the red in her hair. prrrrfect for SF.

lovin' on YOU.


ps. blogger is being nice to me for some reason. *knock on wood*...hope it smartens up for you!

6:58 PM  
Blogger Trish Ryan said...

What a great trip! You guys are both gorgeous and looking like you're having so much fun :)

8:15 PM  
Blogger JanePoe said...

The blogger nastiness has been driving many of us crazy!! That aside, how lovely to see your beautiful self with your lovely daughter! What a smashing pair!! Big hugs and lots of love to you sweet Dar, xo JP

11:49 PM  
Anonymous ceanandjen said...

Look at your beautiful ladies having a fabulous time together! You are both gorgegous...and I hope that despite the little annoyances you time together was the best!!!!!


9:58 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

a friend (amy - coffee and sunshine) steered me towards your lovely blog.
this post made me smile and also made me want to plan a weekend away with my own mom. :)

1:08 AM  

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