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Row. Row, Row Your Boat

New Year’s Eve weekend between 2015 and 2016.  The Mountain Man and I decided to take a trip up north along the coast.   Neither of us is particularly fond of the ocean…and we had only known each 8 weeks. Outside of traveling up to his home near Redding, we had not been on an overnight trip together. […]

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A seagull surveys some neighboring houseboats in Sausalito

We The Tiny House People

This originally came to my attention via Facebook and The Tiny House Blog. This fun documentary is about an hour and a half long and visits tiny house dwellers in California, New York, Europe, Hawaii. These tiny house dwellers live in houseboats, caves, converted tool sheds and garages and other unexpected places. All of the […]

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The Muir Beach Overlook

A Day Trip down the 1

It was midweek and I hadn’t seen my friend Bruce for awhile. Readers of this blog will recall that in 2010, Bruce, my friend Teresa, and I had taken a road trip north up U.S.Route 101 through Northern California and into Oregon. We had multiple adventures and finished our trip at the Rogue River for […]

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4 Star Rated bathroom in China's Forbidden City

San Francisco: The Ferry Building and Saturday Farmer’s Market

Saturday morning with mom and dad.  We headed out on the 9:40 Ferry from Larkspur Landing.  Plenty of free parking – my parents sprung for the round trip tickets and off we went.  On the way in, we sat on the top, facing the back of the boat.  It was cold and foggy on the […]

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Samoa Cookhouse

Samoa – Breakfast in a Company Town

Our first stop Saturday morning was the Samoa Cookhouse for breakfast.  Located in the former company town of Samoa, the cookhouse is known for its lumberjack size meals and family style seating.  We were not disappointed. Our Saturday morning menu included fresh from the oven biscuits and steaming gravy, thick slices of french toast, savory […]

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City Kayak

Kayaking in the San Francisco Bay

“Let’s go kayaking in the San Francisco Bay”, my son suggested.  “Sure” I said, “that sounds like fun”. After all, what could possibly go wrong? Because we were already in the City, using public transportation to get to South Beach Harbor and City Kayak was quick and easy. If coming by car, there is also […]

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