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From Whine to Wine at the Abbey of New Clairvaux

From Whine to Wine at the Abbey of New Clairvaux


Under a bright, blue sky, the scenery was relentlessly morbid.  Fields parched by the valley’s long, hot summer.  Creek bottoms bare, brown scars in the face of the earth.  No photographs here.   I’d posted enough pictures of the drought.

I drove through hills to the west of the valley and into Paskenta.  Yards sported...

Bamboo and More
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, part 3

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, part 3

In part 1 of my 3-part series on the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (MCBG) I showed you the entrance plantings and the nursery. Part 2 was dedicated to the Perennial Garden. Part 3 covers the Heath and Heather Collection as well the Succulent/Mediterranean Garden.

I must admit that...

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Fun Tour Guru
My Day at the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum and Hangar One, Mountain View CA

Sep 23, 2014
My Day at the Moffett Field Historical Society Museum and Hangar One, Mountain View CA

In the middle of our region - between the 49ers Levi’s Stadium, Google Headquarters and the Computer History Museum is another Silicon Valley landmark we pass by every day on Highway 101 that is currently going through transition.

From my Silicon Valley archives ......

Rubys Musings
The Three R’s : Rest, Relaxation and Rejuvenation

“Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.” ― Isabelle Eberhardt, The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt I had lost m...

See The Sacramento River ... By Car
"Extraordinary Images of the Devastating Drought in the West"

See striking photos of the worst of the drought (so far) in an article in the Daily Mail (U.K.).  (Note:  "Rye Path" should be Rye Patch.)***

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Bamboo and More
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, part 2

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, part 2

In part 1 of this 3-part series on the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens (MCBG) I showed you the entrance plantings and the nursery. In this post we’ll take a look at the Perennial Garden in the large meadow just down the steps from the entry plaza. (In the next photo,...

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The Blue Muse
My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Sep 18, 2014
My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Grumman F7F-Tigercat "La Patrona" formerly known as "El Hefe" and ALWAYS "Big Boss Man" to me.It's the rumble of history overhead. The thrill of neck-and-neck competition. The smell of avgas and desert. As I penned in my Ode to the Reno Air Races ...

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‘Cirque Peking’

Sep 17, 2014


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‘Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art’

Sep 17, 2014


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