San Rafael Inn
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... up with J. After 28 years, it would seem not much has changed. I didn't realise this, but while I know I am ditzy and oblivious now, I have been informed that I was always like that. It doesn't surprise me, but I was clearly oblivious of this fact due to my oblivious nature.
J and her family are so much fun. We also went to their place on the way to the airport (they picked us up and ...
On Thursday Di and I spent a day rambling around the lovely little town of San Rafael. This included seeing lots of art: the home studios of friends, Bob and Judy, Judith and Barb, whose studi is located in a whole building of artists' studio. All four are amazing creative people and it was a real treat to see their work.
Bob and Judy each have a studio in their home and the walls and shelves are full ...
... where you could have a spectacular picnic. There is also a very nice campsite. My map showed a Shoreline Trail winding its way back through the hills so I decided to try the off-road route for the return journey since Dave's bike had the fat tires.
So much fun! I felt like I was 12 again, zipping up and down the hilly dirt trail through stands ...
... had never painted anything. During the film he consults with David Hockney who wrote a book "Secret Knowledge" speculating about Vemeeer's use of optics.
On on the way home we hit one of my favorite stores, Trader Joe's and loaded up on yummy provisions for dinner and for dessert we had grilled pineapple with rum with our very fresh, homemade mascarpone cheese. Delicious!
What'll we do tomorrow? The Flower and Garden Show!
... incomprehensible to everyone. Each time I order a float in the US or Canada, I always get a look as if I had spouted a series of whistles and clicks. I don’t know how else I can say it, and inevitably end up pointing like a lump to the menu, at which point everyone goes “oh! Coke Float!” and you can almost hear the silent “why didn’t you just say that”. Sheesh! T’was deeelish anyways. As was the ice cream *big fat pig* :D ...
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