All posts filed under: California Road trip

Happy Friday from Christine’s Flower Garden!

Another one of my favorite things “to do” when I visit friends in Northern California is getting a tour of Christine’s flower garden by Christine herself. We’ve been friends for nearly three decades, and despite not getting to see her very often, our friendship has […]

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Zunday Zen … The Magical Redwood Forest

  Sequoia sempervirens the world’s tallest, living trees.  There’s not much one can say about these incredibly beautiful, long-lived, resilient, fire-resistant and evergreen sky scraping giants! Even on a warm day the air within the forest stays reasonably cool. There’s really nothing else quite like it! […]

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Zunday Zen … Monday … Monday!

   tranquil Lake Ralphine’s sweet Monday morning magic to start the week right      One of my favorite spots to visit in Sonoma County is Howarth Park. it’s located in the southeast part of Santa Rosa, right on Summerfield Road. One of its draws […]

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Up Close & Personal … The American Dipper

For Sandi! That same afternoon where I listend to Daniel’s fabulous cello music in Lithia Park, I had another unexpected encounter along one of the walking paths. Strolling south along Ashland Creek, I crossed the creek on one of the wooden bridges. Just past the […]

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Tasty Tuesday … Avocado Spring Rolls

One of the things I love about traveling, is not having to cook for a few days. While visiting friends in  California, I discovered a really cool Vietnamese restaurant just short walk from the hotel where I was staying. When I walked into the place, […]

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Meditation in Moment … Earth Day

Phoenix Rising from the Ashes, Sonoma County Fair 2018 Sunday night, October 8, 2017, I went to bed excited because the next morning I was going to leave for my annual road trip to California. I had packed my car and was ready. This trip […]

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Zunday Zen … Bluebirds at Sunset

“Want to look for bluebirds at sunset?” How could I resist? Meandering along a trail, through endless meadows … Golden Hour’s magic in plain sight. Just behind the bend, a Townsend’s Solitaire appears. Quietly, we approach. Off he goes … and so do we … […]

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