Category Archives: Sam Varela

RIP: BIG George Moore

Story by Sam Varela Dear Friends, Just to let you know, George Moore’s passing was on August 28th, one week after celebrating his 62nd Birthday (who knew?). Although it was anticipated, it was still accepted with extreme sadness. His memory is … Continue reading

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From our friends near the Big Sur fire….Sam Varela Reports

Dear Friends and Relatives, Our Evacuation Orders were lifted Friday night, thankfully. Although this is not a guarantee, it’s still really smoky here with some ash still falling; it is a big step toward saving our home and property. There … Continue reading

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From Our Friends Caught In the Big Sur Fire…Sam Varela Reports

To You~ Who’s love has come our way at this difficult time. It’s the greatest form of support you can offer, because it’s real. Well at this point there are many stories and rumors about what has happened here in … Continue reading

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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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