People, Places and Things

Heck Yeah We Live in Santa Barbara

As many of you know, as of New Year’s Eve 2011 we officially concluded walking each and every street in the City of Santa Barbara. Along the way we’ve taken thousands of photos, and while we’ve shared many of of our favorites with you there are still a whole bunch we haven’t included in our stories. So…as we buy a little extra time to finish our story about the Biltmore Pier, Hammond’s, Bonnymeade, Montecito Shores and that general area, we’ll simply share some of the numerous sights that caught our fancy as we strolled along the streets of SB. […]

As many of you know, as of New Year’s Eve 2011 we officially concluded walking each and every street in the City of Santa Barbara. Along the way we’ve taken thousands of photos, and while we’ve shared many of of our favorites with you there are still a whole bunch we haven’t included in our stories. So…as we buy a little extra time to finish our story about the Biltmore Pier, Hammond’s, Bonnymeade, Montecito Shores and that general area, we’ll simply share some of the numerous sights that caught our fancy as we strolled along the streets of SB. We think you’ll agree that these photos depict a few of the things that make Santa Barbara the gem that it is.

So, in no particular order, here are a few of our favorite city homes.

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And these are some of the lovely details we passed along the city streets…only by walking and taking time to look around were we able to discover many of these delightful surprises.

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Santa Barbara abounds with business, and although we generally steer clear of sharing images of commercial interests, these iconic images begged to be included in our “favorites”..so we added them for their “quintessential SB” factor.

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We’ve seen lots and lots of gorgeous views along our walks, and these images captured only a few of our favorites.

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We love this town and are so glad we can say, “Heck yeah we live in Santa Barbara!”

As always we encourage you to go out and explore your town, meet your neighbors, keep your eyes, ears and minds open to all that you encounter, and above all, expect the unexpected.

About Peter Hartmann and Stacey Wright

We are two "fifty-something" year olds who are lifetime residents of Santa Barbara. Together, we have decided to walk each and every street within the City limits of Santa Barbara just for the fun of it. Peter is a dentist, and Stacey is a long-time County employee who helps the elderly without family to look after them. Read more

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