Archive | May, 2014

Ferndale Cemetery

Ferndale: California’s Victorian Village

Although I have been up to the Lost Coast several times, I never took the time or had the opportunity to explore the Victorian Village of Ferndale. This last Mother’s Day, I went up north again, this time with my mother, and with Joshua who decided to come along, too. Ferndale was definitely going to […]

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Placerville Tattoo Parlor Sign

California Gold Country: Placerville Apple Hill, Jackson, Volcano, Sutter Creek, Columbia

Over the years, lady killer Paul has been a great road trip buddy.  He doesn’t mind doing all the driving and – unlike me – he actually looks at a map before heading out, figures out the route we are taking, and even jots down several alternative routes. This is an incredible road trip skill. […]

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Lolita Tavern

Loleta, California

Loleta is a small town in Northern California.  Its name, Lo Le Tah, came from three Wiyot Indian words meaning “a pleasant place at the end of the water.” Lolita Online We ended up in the tiny town of Loleta over Mother’s Day weekend because my mother likes cheese.  We had been in a few […]

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