Monte Rio Vacation Cottages
Travel Blogs from Monte Rio
... be mostly done. These are the two biggest projects, so the rest should go much quicker.
My pear tree and my plum trees went crazy this year, and I have both fruits in abundance. I can only eat so much of it, but luckily the deer and raccoons are helping out. The pears have a fungus that makes them fall early (although they are still edible, in fact delish!), so the critters come by and feast every night once the humans nod off. When I am up here regularly I will address ...
... store is closed now. Some have moved to other towns, some just gone for good. My beloved Rio Theatre and Don’s Dogs have switched from “For Sale by Owner” to an actual agent. I suppose it is just another economic cycle and I hope someday it will swing back up. It means I may have to go a couple of miles further to get some goodies, but that isn’t really a big problem. No escaping change, eh?
Meanwhile, the neighborhood ...
... myself smiling and singing the oldies along with everyone else. This place does that to me.
I met a few of the locals as we stood in line for refreshments and sat together, and found myself welcomed warmly. One sweet gal, I guess about 70ish, told me her name was Raspberry, and she had lived in SF in the 50’s & 60’s, as did a fellow named Lenny, who lived in the Haight. Yep, lots of old hippies and artists. I feel quite comfy among ...
... but sure enough, they do. It is the Tetanus, diphtheria, and whooping cough vaccine, called Tdap. The first pharmacy I called did them, but their shot giver was on vacation, the next 2 were out of the vaccine. Things were not looking great until we found a 24-hour Walgreens in Santa Rosa that was good to go; a bit of a drive, but happy to have found it.
We were just about to go to the Dan Hicks concert, so I looked up how long after ...
... a fine job she did! As the boat parade began, we wondered if there would be more than the 3 entries that we experienced last year. There were 7! One of them even seems to have taken some work to put together. Huzzah!
Of course, this being the Twin Peaks version of Mayberry, something HAD to go wrong. This time, it was the fact the almost full moon made it too bright to really see the pictures projected on the water screen, but hey if I want Disney, ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed