Monthly Archives: August 2013

Day Eight: Lincoln City, OR to Shasta, CA

Would have loved to visit more, driven farther, explored more new places, but loved going through the National Parks that we did get to see this year. These states are wonderful, magical, and a beautiful wilderness exists if one goes … Continue reading

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Day Seven: To Heather’s in Redmond, WA

Heather and I go way back. When I lived in Married Student Housing at U.C.R., she was often with me. She has the most amazing garden!

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Park in Bellingham, and Front Yard Gardens

The City of Bellingham gives each household a compost bin for their sink and allow vegetable gardens in front yards. Why can’t Camarillo do that?

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Day Six: Puyallup to Bellingham

We visited Jim’s friend, Roger, and his wife, Chris, this morning. They have a lovely house over-looking a forest in Puyallup, Washington. Then, the awful traffic of Seattle. Saw my first Hosta in bloom. After that, on to my nephew, … Continue reading

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Day Five: Portland, Oregon

We made a mad dash through Portland, meeting Katura at OMSI and then visiting quickly at her pad. Beautiful old houses where she lives.

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Day Four: Susanville

After an interesting breakfast in an old diner with old car memorabilia (my favorite) we decided to go through Lassen. This was the first road trip where we left with no real destination in mind. It was amazing. California has … Continue reading

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Day Three: Better Late than Never

While cruising up the 395, there is a spot where one leaves California, after passing Mono Lake. At the lake, I took pictures of Indian Paintbrush. We had a magnificent filet mignon dinner in Minden, Nevada, at Saletti’s.

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