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Restoring Warnecke’s Asilomar Additions: A Conversation with Andrew Wolfram and Bridget Maley

Surf and Sand from living room, California Department of Parks and Recreation Asilomar Historical Archive Collection

TEF teamed up with architectural historian, preservation planner, and writer Bridget Maley to create a series of historic structure reports primarily focusing on John Carl Warnecke’s 1950s and 1960s additions to the… 1,156 more words

2018 Schedule

Are you ready for an action-packed week-end of ukulele instruction and fun at the West Coast ‘Ukulele Retreat, May 2 – 6, 2018? Here ya go! 82 more words

Vacation With a Purpose II

We spent a few hours in Carmel, precious and touristy in the money’d way. Lots of galleries. We saw a bright orange Lambergini or Porsche convertible parked on the corner. 450 more words

Birthday Walk

Dear Jasper and Kestrel,

Even though my birthday isn’t until Monday, we did the celebration on Saturday. Uncle David and I went to Asilomar and had a long walk in the wind and sun, which was just what I needed! 326 more words

For dedicated quilters, going to Asilomar is like a week long creative party.

I was up early this morning but the weather didn’t look promising, it was  cold and raining and indeed it’s still just 13 degrees.

I had work to do today, a short walk to the supermarket to buys supplies for my room, Essentials like coffee, dates, humus, avocado, tostadas, tinned tuna and crackers. 223 more words


Christmas 2017

I have been going to the coast of California now for Christmas for about 6 years. The last 2 years We have stayed at Asilomar in Pacific Grove. 354 more words


Conferences: Writers Conference Confidential! Gil Mansergh

by Gil Mansergh

Before you sign up for a writer’s conference, there are a few “trade secrets” that conference organizers don’t want you to know. I directed the prestigious California Writers Club Writers Conference at Asilomar for five years, and have been on the faculty of conferences in San Francisco, LA, Fresno, Marin, Stanford University and Santa Rosa, but I never signed a non-disclosure agreement—so here is the nitty gritty. 723 more words

Writer's Notes