Monthly Archives: September 2010

Downtown Petaluma -The Old is New!

I grew up in Petaluma. It was quaint, quiet and not too “fancy.” If you went to Petaluma High in the 60’s and you were not an “aggie”, at least third generation and not from the West side of town, … Continue reading

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Bodega Bay – Whales and Taffy!

We heard the whales are out at Bodega Head this week so we decided to “Wander” out to the coast and check it out! I’ve lived here all my life and for some reason I’ve never gone out to see … Continue reading

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Dry Creek Road! One Road-Many wonderful things to see & do!

This week, enjoying the light of early dawn, I drove North on Hwy. 101 and turned off at Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg. I decided to drive straight through to Lake Sonoma and then “wander” back taking time to stop … Continue reading

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Turn off Hwy 101 at Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg to enter an area of beautiful vineyards and wineries.

01 Turn off Hwy 101 at Dry Creek Road in Healdsburg to enter an area of beautiful vineyards and winerys. Continue reading

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I chose to drive straight to lake Sonoma to catch the early morning light. Just before the bridge there’s a turn out where you can walk up a few steps to an outlook complete with a picnic table…next time I’ll bring coffee and a snack to enjoy here!

I chose to drive straight to lake Sonoma to catch the early morning light. Just before the bridge there’s a turn out where you can walk up a few steps to an outlook complete with a picnic tabl Continue reading

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Heading back toward Healdsburg, enjoying the play of the early morning light on the vineyards, I came upon Ferrari-Carano winery. Spectacular buildings, vineyards and a lovely surprise garden!

Heading back toward Healdsburg, enjoying the play of the early morning light on the vineyards I came upon Ferrari-Carano winery. Spectacular buildings, vineyards and a lovely surprise garden! Continue reading

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When my daughter was young we discovered the book and movie, “The Secret Garden” and I’ve dreamed of planting a secret garden ever since…If you love a secret garden you absoultely must visit this one!

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Follow the path for one garden delight after another. And don’t miss the cork tree…yes wine corks are really made from tree bark!

05 Follow the path for one garden delight after another. And don't miss the cork tree...yes wine corks are really made from tree bark! Continue reading

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I just had to sit in the gazebo awhile and image this was my back yard and I could wander here every morning…

06 I just had to sit in the gazebo awhile and image this was my back yard and I could wander here every morning... Continue reading

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When I plant my secret garden I will definitely place beautiful benches so everyone can stop and enjoy the serenity of the moment…

07 When I plant my secret garden I will definitely place beautiful benches so everyone can stop and enjoy the serenity of the moment... Continue reading

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