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... and even an old turkey who gobbles on command (the trained turkey was supposed to be dinner years ago, but now he seems to be more of a pet). Pat must be a little crazy or just have waaay too much money, because he built a series of ponds as well, put in a lock system so he can ride it up and down, and has a chris craft boat floating in the little pond so he can make lazy circles I guess. Either way, we're jealous. In Napa, we learned from a tour guide the truth in ...
Stag's Leap Wine Cellars was our first stop of the day, and we had a personal tour for our group of the winery. Established in 1961, this vineyard achieved international fame when a bottle of their 1973 Cabernet Sauvignon won the 1976 Paris Tasting! The wines and the tour were excellent.
We stopped for lunch at Cindy Pawlcyn's Wood Grill & Wine Bar in ...
... this must be where the money is). The light rain in the air reminded me of when I lived on the West Coast. This was the type of rain that you know will eventually go away - generally in three to four months. Well, when you are handed lemons, get out the salt and tequila. The strategy was to dress properly, adjust speed and enjoy. Riding along this route felt like 'old home week'. Passing the estates of my old friends such as: Robert Mondavi, Opus One, ...
... had ever eaten. Thanks Noel.
I drove us back to the camp ground. We got some beers on the way. Had a few and went to bed.
This morning when we got up, we got up to have a relaxing day of doing nothing much. Like I earlier suggested, this went wrong. In our relaxing day, we went into the closest town, around a 20 minute drive. We did our laundry (another American word I now like to use). We washed Larry. Sent off our postcards. Bought some groceries (yet ...
... PCH) onward to Stinson Beach. Although the water was too cold to enjoy, the sunshine and ambiance were perfect. We laid out on the beach on Joanna's bright pink towel discussing future plans and other vacations, while taking in the always-refreshing feeling of the sand between the toes.
By this time, we were animated to be spending the evening on a houseboat in Sausalito, just north of San Francisco across the Golden ...
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