Burdons on the Bay

Monthly Archives: October 2014

Way back in August, I was invited to a girls retreat in Napa for a 30th birthday. I was pretty chuffed to be invited seen as it was only my second week or so in the ward. I thought it would be a great opportunity to get to know the girls a little bit more. I was right! It was such a fun trip and I am so glad I was invited…. Read More

Yesterday, we visited the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival. Halloween is a big deal over here – we first saw Halloween decorations and items in the shops back in August. What better way to build up to Halloween than a visit to Half Moon Bay – the pumpkin capital of the world! Once we battled the traffic and managed to get parked, we walked down Main Street, where there were all kinds… Read More

I have no idea why, but for some reason, Microsoft included the music video for Weezer’s Buddy Holly single on their Windows 95 installation disc in a folder called ‘Fun Stuff’. This is the only time you will hear me praise Microsoft, but that was  surely the coolest thing the company has ever done. It was through this disc that at the age of 12 or 13, I discovered a band that would be a regular feature on my… Read More