Monthly Archives: October 2012

Yuma- some people say it stands for “Yearly Uncontrolled Migration of the Aged”

Departing Pismo Beach our objective was to get through Los Angeles in one piece on a Friday afternoon, which actually seemed like a big deal when  you think about Moby, LA traffic and two people who live on an island … Continue reading

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Spending the day at Avila Beach

Yesterday we hopped in the $500 jeep and headed up the road about ten miles to a place called Avila Beach.  I had been there more than 25 years ago, and remembered it as a quaint little seaside town with … Continue reading

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So this is Pismo Beach…..sweet! I need a twelve step program for Salt Water Taffy.

Did a bit of exploring today – down into town, around the piers, up and down and all around.  Lots of small shops, little eateries, funky places, oh and they make their own salt water taffy in lots of places.  … Continue reading

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Oh, no, not San Francisco…it’s game 7 of the ALCS for crying out loud

Our time in Bodega Bay now over we must continue south.  Although the trip down Highway 1 has been incredible with views not to be imagined, the realization that only me and possibly Lucy, have been able to enjoy them … Continue reading

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Highway 1 from Westport to Bodega Bay …..slowly, very slowly

Leaving Westport in the sunshine (second day) we head south with the end destination of Bodega Bay – mostly because I want to see where Alfred Hitchcock made “The Birds”.  I have gone places for much sillier reasons.  The road … Continue reading

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Another day, another mile…or so

Actually, it’s been two days.  But this is my story so I can tell it any way I want.  We left Crescent City in, you guessed it, rain.  Continuing down the road we entered Redwood National Park. Towering redwoods poked … Continue reading

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Crescent City – after the rain – oh…..and before the next rain

Two hours – that is what we were granted of sunshine prior to the rains resuming – however we made the most of it.  The harbor at Crescent City is fascinating – we wandered through it on our way out … Continue reading

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