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See The Sacramento River ... By Car
Posted One Day Early As a Warning That Tomorrow Is . . .



Watch Out for The Kid

In Sacramento a person called The Kid was to be distrusted, for he looked innocent and guileless standing at the edge of the sidewalk with his hands behind him, ready to paint an elephant, pig, or "April Fool” on the backs of unaware passersby–Sacramento Daily Union, April 1, 1885 (California...

The Blue Muse
Soul restoration: A weekend at Dillon Beach

Mar 30, 2014
Soul restoration: A weekend at Dillon Beach

Rising tide at Dillon BeachSomething inside me shifted as we made the final turns through the emerald hills of Tomales. With a glimpse of the sea, I could feel the tension of the day, and the preceding weeks and months start to fade a little. It should...

Fun Tour Guru
A New Look: Just in Time for Spring

Mar 29, 2014
A New Look: Just in Time for Spring

A New Look: As we Spring Forward


Welcome! Yep, the Fun Tour Guru received a new makeover this week.   I am very excited about this new look! 


Lucky to be located between two fabulous bays - Image courtesy of DW


I did receive help and I am forever...

Bamboo and More
Things I saw in Carmel

Things I saw in Carmel

A couple of days I showed you some of the plant-rich sights of Monterey. But that pales in comparison to what I saw in the nearby village of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

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Founded in 1902 as an artists’ colony, Carmel-by-the-Sea has long been synonymous...

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Bamboo and More
Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Today’s post is going to be a little different. It won’t be about plants per se, although you’ll see some. Instead, it will be about the seductive beauty of creatures who live beneath the sea. Sounds mysterious? Read on!

Located on fabled Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium...

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Bamboo and More
Things I saw in Monterey

Things I saw in Monterey

Monterey may be small, with a population of less than 30,000, but it ranks near the very top of must-see places in California. Its location on the southern edge of Monterey Bay is truly stunning. Once the capital of California under the flags of Spain and Mexico (1777 to 1846), Monterey...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Peddle with a Team to Keep Tahoe Blue

Peddle with a Team to Keep Tahoe Blue


Peddle power.