Month: August 2014

Prunedale, California – 8/31/2014

  AUGUST 31, 2014 (Monday)   Happy Labor Day!   Tired. We didn’t sleep well because of our grand dogs, but poor Lexi was the one who got the brunt as she slept out on the couch with all three

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The Garth Guy, Hollister, California – 8/30/2014

  AUGUST 30, 2014 (Friday)   Lazy morning. Not much fog and it burned off quickly and turned into a beautiful warm day, not too hot. Michael ran errands and I did my usual – laundry, putzing. Aaron, Arla, and

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Monterey County Fair, Monterey, California – 8/28/2014

  AUGUST 28, 2014 (Thursday)   Very productive day. Michael and I are both tired – he with good reason. Our connex (large ocean going cargo container) has some venting issues and it’s ruining our furniture and other things inside.

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Gilroy, California – 8/26/2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014   Kind of a slow day.  I am preparing to put ventilation in our storage container.  I need a whirlly vent cap and some bug/water resistant vent holes.  I’ve looked for what I needed at Home

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Carmel-By-The-Sea, California – 8/25/2014

  AUGUST 25, 2014 (Monday)   Woke up to another beautiful day. The fog cleared early and the sun is shining bright. We lazed around having breakfast and tea. We debated what we wanted to do and decided to try

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Aromas Day, Aromas, California – 8/24/2014

  AUGUST 24, 2014 (Sunday)   Rough night. When Aaron and Alex got in last night, he brought our grandpuppies. Without their daddy being home, they felt free to bark at will – and did so. When Aaron finally got

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Prunedale, California – 8/23/2014

  AUGUST 23, 2014 (Saturday)   Pretty lazy day but we thought we should go run a few errands. We opted not to try to go to Carmel Beach (to see the whales) on a weekend. The traffic is horrible

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Prunedale, California – 8/21/2014 & 22/2014

August 21st & 22nd, 2014 (Thursday and Friday)   It has been a quiet two days here.  We had some dear friends over for dinner, Lex cooked, Edie and I ate and visited and enjoyed. We got all caught up

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Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California – 8/19/2014

  AUGUST 19, 2014 (Tuesday)   Michael got up and went to the dentist office. (He actually went yesterday but discovered it was the wrong day. At least he got the time right. I think we’re getting old and senile.)

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Prunedale, California – 8/16/2014

  AUGUST 16, 2014 (Saturday) (Happy Birthday Edie!!!) Pretty lazy day and I got to be queen for the day. It’s my birthday so I got to ask for things (within reason) and no one could complain, just had to

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Ashland, Oregon to Prunedale, California – 8/15/2014

  AUGUST 15, 2014 (Friday)   Happy birthday Arla!   Left the hotel around 10:00 AM. Before we had left I had gone to the hospitality area and gotten us some breakfast – tiny little muffins, hard boiled eggs, yogurt,

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Ashland, Oregon – 8/14/2014

  AUGUST 14, 2014 (Thursday)   Slept pretty good. Like we said, old but clean. We lazed around and read until check-out time (11:00 AM). When we did leave, we drove around looking for a place to have coffee and

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Keizer to Medford, Oregon via Crater Lake – 8/13/2014

  AUGUST 13, 2014 (Wednesday)   Michael and Johnny went out to breakfast, and then after breakfast Michael went over to visit a high school friend for a very short visit. We were on the road at 11:30 AM. We

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Keizer, Oregon – 8/10/2014 to 8/12/2014

Sunday was a day of rest, uploading pictures and catching up the blog.  Monday was a wonderful family barbecue at brother Jim’s.  He and Anna hosted a wonderful gathering and we promised them no pictures.  Today was more laziness and

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Saltair, Canada to Keizer, Oregon – 8/9/2014

  AUGUST 9, 2014 (Saturday)   Got up around 9:00 AM. Jan and Caron had started making breakfast – turkey bacon, eggs, toast, and a wonderful Canadian jam. Everything (once again) was excellent. Too much food – too little time.

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Saltair, BC, Canada – 8/8/2014

    AUGUST 8, 2014 (Friday)   Got up and left Pt. McNeill around 9:00 AM. We drove down the road a little bit and decided (last minute) to try Telegraph Cove again. We had gone there last year but

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Alert Bay, Cormorant Island, BC, Canada – 8/7/2014

  AUGUST 7, 2014 (Thursday)   Got up and went down to the cafe for their breakfast buffet – eggs, sausage, oatmeal, cereal, french toast, orange juice, coffee. Met a nice man and his friend who were also going to

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Victoria, BC to Port McNeill, BC – 8/6/2014

  AUGUST 6, 2014 (Wednesday)   Had to check out of the Worldmark. So sad to leave it and leave Victoria but we’re excited to be going to Cormorant Island and seeing Michael’s favorite Native art. The drive was about

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Victoria, BC, Canada – 8/5/2014

AUGUST 5, 2014 (Tuesday)   Fun day. Weather couldn’t decide if it wanted to be hot or cold but it was still lovely.   We started off about 10:00 AM taking a water taxi over to Harbour Air. We had

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Victoria, BC, Vancouver Island, Canada – 8/4/2014

  AUGUST 4, 2014 (Monday)   Jan, Caron, Michael and I walked over to the Blue Crab Restaurant and had a late breakfast. We knew it was close and knew the food was good (from yesterday).  Also, the presentation was

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Victoria Symphony Spash – 8/3/2014

  AUGUST 3, 2014 (Sunday)   Happy birthday beloved husband! Happy anniversary Jim & Anna!   Got up and met Jim and Anna for breakfast. Really nice place called the Blue Crab. Excellent food. Jim and Anna had already been

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Aberdeen, Washington to Victoria, BC, Canada – 8/2/2014

  AUGUST 2, 2014 (Saturday)   Got up and going around 7:00 AM. We stopped at a local 7-11 for coffee and breakfast. We were surprised at how poor the community looked and felt. We weren’t sure how long it

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Keizer, Oregon to Aberdeen, Washington – 8/1/2014

  AUGUST 1, 2014 (Friday) Hot again but there was a very strong thunder and lightning storm that woke us up. Michael was afraid there was hail involved and peeked outside to make sure the car wasn’t getting pelted. If

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