Sprocketts by the Bay

Sprockett family adventures as California residents

Mom’s First Visit and the Bay Area Highlights

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Although Mom has made several trips to California in her life, this was the first time she trekked across the country to visit her children. I still revel in the fact that my brother and I live in the same part of the country again! Let me share a few highlights from her trip through photos:

A walk through Stanford's campus after a trip to Cream in downtown Palo Alto.

A walk through Stanford’s campus after a trip to Cream in downtown Palo Alto.

A quick trip to Dolores Park. Laura and Nick and their cuteness.

A quick trip to Dolores Park. Laura and Nick and their cuteness.

Playing around at Paxton Gate, Curiosities for Kids before dinner in San Francisco.

Playing around at Paxton Gate, Curiosities for Kids before dinner in San Francisco.

This is just so San Francisco.

This is just so San Francisco.

Dinner at

Dinner at Fiore Caffe.

A trip to the Ferry Building Saturday Morning Farmer's Market.

A trip to the Ferry Building Saturday Morning Farmer’s Market.

Just one example of the beautiful produce at the Ferry Building Farmer's Market.

Just one example of the beautiful produce at the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market.

The "painted ladies" at Alamo Park.

The “painted ladies” at Alamo Park.

Picnic (Full House style) in Alamo Park.

Picnic (Full House style) in Alamo Park.

Afternoon treats at Josey Baker.

Afternoon treats (and kisses) at Josey Baker. Go there if you’re in San Francisco!

Gilled cheese sandwiches for lunch made with cheese from Cowgirl Creamery and fig jam from the Ferry Building Farmer's Market.

Gilled cheese sandwiches for lunch made with cheese from Cowgirl Creamery, fig jam from the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, and bread from Josey Baker. Notice how helpful I am…

Laura hard at work making one of the most delicious mixed berries pies I've ever eaten!

Laura hard at work making one of the most delicious mixed berries pies I’ve ever eaten!

Mixed berry pie. Laura is a pro!

Mixed berry pie. Laura is a pro!

Meeting the Wassermans and laughing, laughing, laughing and eating, eating, eating.

Meeting the Wassermans and laughing, laughing, laughing and eating, eating, eating.

Finishing the trip with a visit to Google, where Nick works.

Finishing the trip with a visit to Google, where Nick works.

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