Category Archives: Jerry Koontz

1970s: Sam Varela Remembers the Galway Bay Inn

In the 1970s a fun place to go to for Sunday brunch was the Galway Bay Inn in Moss Beach. The owner himself, Michael Murphy, was often there, serving the customers. Do you remember the restaurant? I wish I’d kept … Continue reading

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I Had Special Visitors Today

Great to visit with Linda Montalto Patterson– Coastside artist (landscape painter) whose historic Miramar residence & beautiful rose gardens (now in bloom) is also home to well known (Photo at right: Coastside artist Linda Montalto Patterson in my garden). … Continue reading

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I Hear From Photographer Jerry Koontz

Jerry Koontz “…It’s a small world, I’m in Oroville Ca. Been here over 4 years. That’s an old photo of me, my hair is not as bushy any more and my beard is white….” “Winter Tree”-Photo by Jerry Koontz “..Yes, … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

Who is the handsome couple? (Click on image to enlarge. Photo by Jerry Koontz for a slide show I put together). Do you remember “Barbara’s and Paul’s”–the popular seafood restaurant located in the old Ocean Shore Railroad station in El … Continue reading

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