Monthly Archives: February 2013

San Francisco

Spent several days running around the peninsula and up into San Francisco. We rode our bikes to the Cal Train at Menlo Park Station, took the train to San Francisco. Rode all around San Francisco and Golden Gate Park and across the … Continue reading

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Capitola

Where have all the free spirits gone where have all the surfers gone where have all the hippies gone why to Capitola what a nice town with beautiful beaches and nice surf  

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Santa Cruz

Such a nice civil town. Riding a bike there are bike lanes everywhere. Cars stop for bicycles not run them off the road. I have had several experiences where 4 lane roads all cars stopped so I could cross the … Continue reading

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Piano

How do you create community. Put a piano on the beach and let people play. That is what happened at Half Moon Bay. On the windy coast an old piano was played by many. In the evening many came to … Continue reading

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Monterey Bay

The bay and the town are places of beauty.                                                               … Continue reading

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REDWOOD

For 40 years the hills were cut non stop around the Santa Cruz area. And a few old ones remain. Most are 2nd growth as most of the Henry Colwell State Park. Many of the trees went to firewood for the … Continue reading

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Leaving Santa Cruz

A lot can change in 38 years. That’s how long it’s been since I lived in the Santa Cruz area as a 20-something. Nard and I parked the Casita in the driveway of Susan and Steven’s home in Santa Cruz … Continue reading

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Water

This is the rock. Rocks with holes and rocks so smooth from the water so soft. The earth breathe with the waves as they move. Water, every living thing needs water to prosper. Do we care for water? Do we treat … Continue reading

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Redwoods

The Redwoods of California. These trees have lived for over 2000 years, at least the few that survived the saw of the white man. Many of these stately trees were cut for firewood, why because they were there. And so … Continue reading

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Casita 17 SD

These are the modifications I have made to our Casita 2011 since we picked it up. 1. Olympic Wave 3 Heater 200.00  set up to be portable. 2.Mr Heater Portable Buddy heater 90.00 ( got this first and replaced with … Continue reading

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