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... beautiful drive out to the coast. I am so blessed to live in the middle of redwood beauty, and a 15-minute drive from the gorgeous coast. I am truly blessed! (See pics below...)
We drove back to Santa Rosa for dinner with Dave’s brother (who was in town for a visit) and his family. The drive thru Bodega and Sebastapol was lovely and the dinner was a real pleasure. It was a perfect ending to the trip.
... in the house. He has it hooked up to the water heater now and once we have the electricity tied in we will have hot water in Big Pink. That means next trip I can do laundry here, and we can take nice hot soaks in my deep tub. Awesome! Especially as the cold and damp has kicked up our arthritis and we both send a lot of time going " ouch" and “ooff” when we walk or get up and down. Jeez, the joys of being over 60… But hey, at least we ...
... but they passed). He, being a foodie, went to a feast with other foodie friends, but he didn’t want to see us sans some semblance of a celebratory meal. Gawd I love it here….
We took a bit of a break last night and went to see Hunger Games “Catching Fire” at the Rio Theater. As it is an old Quonset hut from 1949, there is no heat, so we bring blankets and dress warmly. If you forget your blanket, the house will provide ...
... hour on my deck with a glass of wine. I sat watching the turkey vultures soaring in and out of the redwood trees. It was peaceful and beautiful. With a name like turkey vulture one would not expect such grace in flight, and if you see them sitting on a fence, they are seriously gawky looking, but give them some height and some thermals and they soar and circle with an elegance that is wonderful to watch. I am so blessed to have this little retreat.
Monday, Aug 12
... Why, yes… thank you!
Leaving for So Cal tomorrow. The dry wall is virtually finished and most of the truly heavy work is now behind us. Good thing, Dave is starting to poop out. Poor guy! Got the paint color picked, bought the flooring, picked the shower enclosure and we are seeing light at the end of this ever so long tunnel!
Packed and cleaned and took a final walk. Sorry to leave, but looking forward ...