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I forgot to mention, that it was a holiday here. Labour Day weekend. Didn't realise when I booked, so very fortunate to get the room. Anyway, a big party was being planned for the Saturday night. It's called the "White Party" thought about making an outfit from the sheets and pillow cases on my bed, and possibly fashioning a cross from two redwoods that I could burn on my patio, but apparently, it's not THAT sort of party! Probably for the best. I was told ...
... succulents look like big roses), but many varieties within each plant category. They also have wonderful pots, and different decorative items for the garden like sheep and goats made out of what looks like pieces of old metal. I pictured a whole flock in the Fiddlesticks' meadow. Candy store for gardeners! We mosied around lusting after various plants and Dianne found the climbing ...
Spent a week in Sheri's motor home, camping at Casini Ranch outside of Guerneville.
The weather was great, gave me a chance to reorganize my "stuff" in the car for the first of many times on the trip and to figure out how to set my tent up and several other things that I never had to know how to do.
Binky and Xena adjusted pretty well to their new home. Xena immediately assumed her duties of guard kitty.
Did a couple ...
... It’s a tiny shower and a tiny video screen, but they get the job done! Perhaps a bit of dark chocolate with the vino, Yeah … life is good!
Monday, Day 3 of the trip:
Yesterday we lucked out and the skies cleared long enough for us to get some drywall. Yahoo! We were quite a sight: a little red Miata, towing an 8-foot trailer, carrying 12-foot drywall. We made a second trip for the 8 footers, and just as we got it all safe it ...
... was having a music festival and the streets were crowded with visitors. We were on a mission south and so we left Mendocino to it's festival and its steeple and moved on down CA-1's twists and turns and oceanic mega-cliffs.
The Mendocino coast is beyond beautiful. The road is merciless. I literally have a callous on one of my fingers from gripping the steering wheel. As beautiful as the cliffs and haystack rocks and surf is, the highway shoulder is 400 ...