The Lodge at Blue Lakes
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we decided to go out and explore more of the Pacific Coast Line. We took the Pacific Coast Highway from Fort Bragg to Bodega Bay! What a beautiful stretch of coast. I fell in love with The Pacific Ocean. We stopped several times just to take in the scenery. The road was very windy, often without guardrails. Sometimes, I felt like I needed to jump over into ...
... too far away to the west, this is not a heavily visited part of the state. It's still hot and dry. The air is smoky and hazy from large wild fires burning in the region which because of the weather have been difficult to bring under control.
The historic town of Upper Lake, entered through an archway off the highway has the air of one of those towns you see advertised from time-to-time - for not very much, you can buy the entire place. Along the main ...
... we all shopped for & prepared together. Was so great to hang out & catch up.
The next day, as we headed toward Glen Ellen to meet up with the next friend, Shane & I stopped at a swim hole we were told about, right off the highway & enjoyed some play time in to water.
... I settled in for a slow, scenic drive through this uncharted (at least to me) land. Man, was it gorgeous. Some of it was almost dark as night under the thick canopy of the trees that surrounded the road, and when there was a break in artificial nighttime, it would open up to a beautiful meadow that overlooked the entire rest of the mountains.
Then, disaster struck.
As I came over the crest of a small hill, I almost slammed on the brake with both feet, as I ...
... stuff in my van and finished pruning my row in the last rays of sun. I'm faster now. ;) When Thurston got back from pruning we made some Chai and went back to work on the powerpoint for 90 minutes. We got to page 47. I've learned a lot. He's been pretty thorough on the issues and debate.
Quickly: the solar panels on the roof of their house do not provide all the energy for the vineyard but they do cover all ...