A photography field trip to Oak Glen, California in October, 2016 started me wanting an apple tree of our own. I do believe that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, so I hoped to one day be able to go into the back yard and pick from our own tree. Continue reading
Fort Humboldt was another fun and interesting historical site we visited while in Eureka, California this summer. Above is a photo of the surgeon’s house. It was so cozy, I wanted to move in. Below are a few more photos I took while exploring the fort. Continue reading
Purple pansies immediately drew my attention as we drove into the Olive Avenue RV Park. We are planning to stay there in a few weeks. We had studied their web site and it looked very nice, but it’s always good to see these places in person ahead of time, if you can. Yesterday we took a drive south, to Vista California, to have a look. Purple pansies decorated the garden surrounding the park’s office. We were very happy with what we saw and are now looking forward to spending part of our vacation there. My hubby Martin especially liked the idea of coffee and doughnuts on Saturday mornings. Sounds tempting to me, as well.
Cold weather succulents are a must in Austen Texas.There are many benefits of growing cold weather tolerant succulents, both inside the home and outdoors. By now you know I’ve a real fascination with succulents. Above is the Sempervivum ‘Cebenese’ also know as Cobweb Hen and Chicks. Continue reading
Lunch in Los Olivos at a quaint cafe. The spinach quiche was delicious.