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Archive for August, 2009

Laurie’s lovely garden

We saw lots of lovely gardens along our trip, but this was one of the best!

We saw lots of lovely gardens along our trip, but this was one of the best!

Cambria

Tonight we have the pleasure of visiting my uncle Bert and his awesome girlfriend Laurie in beautiful Cambria. I am looking forward to seeing them!

Lilies everywhere

I've never seen so many of these growing roadside.

I've never seen so many of these growing roadside.

Americana

So what is the one thing that has been consistent in every state we’ve visited, as well as Canada?

It's the production of chainsaw sculptures.

It's the production of chainsaw sculptures.

Is this the American art legacy of the early 21st century?

Petaluma, CA

If there's an ag town left in the North Bay, it is Petaluma.

If there's an ag town left in the North Bay, it is Petaluma.

Grainary.

Grainary.

Willits gate

Along Hwy. 20. Finally using to shoot the camera manually. It helps.

Along Hwy. 20. Finally using to shoot the camera manually. It helps.

Mendocino and Ft. Bragg

North of Ft. Bragg.

North of Ft. Bragg.

Ft. Bragg history museum.

Ft. Bragg history museum.

Mendocino rooftop.

Mendocino rooftop.

Sea kayak at Van Damme State Park.

Sea kayak at Van Damme State Park.