Monthly Archives: February 2011

HOME!

We arrived home about 2:00 this afternoon. It has been raining and blowing since then. We haven’t unpacked more than the essentials yet. There is always tomorrow. We traveled 8,417 miles through Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. … Continue reading

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One More Day on the Road

We escaped the Redwood Curtain this morning and crossed into Oregon a short time later. The Oregon coast was spectacular in the morning with sun, a deep blue sea, and dry (mostly) roads. We turned inland at the Umpqua River … Continue reading

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Behind the Redwood Curtain

Today we ventured behind the Redwood Curtain. This mysterious place is sometime referred to as Area 101. It is a little-known geographic area containing eerie happenings. Area 101 contains some of the strangest phenomena known to  the human race. Today … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

Due to the snow and freezing temps in the mountains we are taking Hway 101, the Redwood Highway, north. This will keep us under the protection of the warm Pacific. It also allows us to see the Redwoods. Leaving Sonoma … Continue reading

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Sonoma to Seattle

Yesterday we drove to Woodside to have lunch with an old college friend of mine. Kevin and I hadn’t seen each other in 45 years. It was great to reconnect and to get to know Barbara whom we have only … Continue reading

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Sonoma County

It was grey in Sonoma County today, but we didn’t let that stop us from visiting some favorite places from our last visit with Aunt Gen. We started the day with a drive to Bodega Bay and hiking/photography on Bodega … Continue reading

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A Day In the Bay

Today was our first day in the San Francisco Bay area. We drove to Berkeley and spent the day with Vicki, Kiriki, Jennifer, Emerald, and Iris. It was great to catch up with them since our joint visit to Lopez … Continue reading

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Sonoma County

We are settled into a small RV park in Rohnert Park in Sonoma County north of San Francisco. It rained hard on us all day until we got north of the bay. Since we arrived it sprinkled a little, but … Continue reading

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Northern California Rain

This evening we are camped in a KOA east of Gilroy CA in the rain and mud. The weather forecast looks like primarily grey skies and rain for the next two weeks. We have a chance at sun on Sunday … Continue reading

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Los Angeles

We arrived in Los Angeles (actually NW of the city near Malibu) yesterday afternoon. It was a windy and rainy drive out of the Mojave Desert into the city. At times we were down to 45 mph due to head … Continue reading

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