Motel 6 Sacramento - North Highlands
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... tour the island (lots of history & a civil war fort) and of course - The Grand Hotel. I watched the movie "Somewhere In Time" yesterday so the Grand Hotel would be fresh in memory - I simply MUST walk the grand porch, sit on the bench where Richard sat AND find the tree where he & Elise first met. Sigh. Best end this now & attempt to go to sleep before I have to wake up! Love, ...
... a film explaining the discovery of gold the formation of
the town. We wandered around the town which had several period buildings, a functioning blacksmith shop and a recreation of the saw mill near which gold was discovered. After a picnic lunch we headed north on CA Rt. 49 to “Nevada City” an old gold mining town where we strolled Main Street of the historic district and did a little shopping.
... do go back, and I do want to, I will know what to expect and also do some things differently. I won't expect much from the B&Bs, and I will try to look up self-catering places instead. Next time I go I want to surf, and maybe meet more people.
I want to write things I loved about the trip. Highlights:
- Lambies! Lambies! Lambies!!! The lambies stole my heart!!!! :):):) They were absolutely adorable, so full of life and joy. They are a teacher for ...
... glad to escape with their health.
The gold discovery wrought immense changes upon the land and its people. California, with its diverse population, achieved statehood in 1850, decades earlier than it would have been without the gold. The state's vibrant strength can be traced back to the hearty fortitude of those exuberant optimists of 1849. The independent, adventurous spirit that is such an important part of California's economy today is a ...
... to me. I think he just wanted to play hooky so he could hang out. Helo refuses to go in the pool, but the rest of us have been enjoying it, but it is COLD.
Looking forward to the rest of the family being home from work and school... Zep is dying to take a ride in the RV, but I keep telling him we need to wait for his mom's permission. He's not taking that too well. I've posted some pics and I'll write more later since I'm being rushed by an eight year old. Thanks for reading!!!
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