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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... then stopped at one of the parks to get some information. On our way there we saw a sign for a wild elk area and drove up to it to see if we could see the elk. It was a pretty isolated spot, but we didn't see anything so we kept driving. A few miles up the road were cabins you could rent, and wouldn't you know, there were all the elk.....by the people begging for food! We decided they probably liked cheetos from human vs. hunting for their own food.
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... music on our iPods. He baked butternut squash and chicken with herbs and I made salad and we kept trying different wines. OK, now this house is like a museum with all the things in it, but at the same time it is extremely cluttered and hard to move around in. Jen maneged to clean off the table for dinner. We ate after 10:00. It rained a bit tonight as I carried stuff in from the car. We were all pretty tired but we sat around using the internet ...
... 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 ...