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Detours: A California adventure… part 17; Now that’s a bathroom!!!

Uh, no, that isn’t a photo of the actual bathroom… you are getting ahead of yourself… Then what, I hear you asking yourself, is this charming little building we are looking at? It is this place… the Madonna Inn, on … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 16; High plains drifter…

Yes, the title is a nod to Clint Eastwood… but I think high plains are what I would have to call this broad valley running high among the tops of mountains, through which I was making my way. It was … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 15; The big detour, and where it gets crazy… and yes, that is a whale!!!

So yes, there I was, in the early morning, heading South of California’s Highway One, knowing full well that it was blocked ahead by a massive mud slide that wiped part of the road off the map for more than … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 14; Driving South on California’s Highway One…

We have reached the last day of my epic, three-day, detour-filled driving adventure, coming home from Christmas in the Bay Area. I had that delightful day-long stopover to visit my little cousins in Santa Cruz. I left them early in … Continue reading

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A three bridge adventure… part 2… (in which I get kissed by a horse!)…

I know, I already posted that picture. But I love that picture. And that horse. We are one bridge into my three bridge adventure in the Bay Area the day before yesterday. After leaving my mom’s house just North of … Continue reading

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More desert flowers…

So, whenever I drive between San Diego, California and Scottsdale, Arizona, I have to pass over a mountain range that is just East of San Diego. Yes, the same one I took the sunrise pictures from the top of on … Continue reading

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The ultimate 70’s song list for long road trips…

70’s Song List This is the music that defined the 1970’s for me. If you ever have a 70’s-themed party, and you want to impress people, this is your list. This list does include music from before the 1970’s, but … Continue reading

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