The Derringdos are an eccentric family of four living in a small but charming house in Berkeley, California. This site is a chronicle of our everyday adventures.

Merriweather – AKA Da. His current quest: planning the next trip.

Annabel – Mom and author of The Runcible Bin under the pseudonym Mrs. Lear. Her current quest: making the perfect leaf platter.

Nettie – Seventeen year old, crafter, author, Latin scholar, seamstress and animal lover. Her current quest: enjoying the Summer. See Nettie’s posts here.

Peabody – Ten year old who loves games, Legos, Roblox and geocaching. Currently reading Calvin & Hobbes, TinTin, and Doreamon. His nightly quest: just one more chapter.