Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sarah’s birthday cake

I didn’t make this (I hope that’s obvious). We celebrated Sarah’s birthday at Brunello’s in Somerville on Tuesday night, and our usual waitress did her usually fantastic job of making the night special. Not pictured: a round of lemoncello shots … Continue reading

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Hell on Wheels

We’re now on bicycles. Stay off the sidewalks, folks! Taken in Marina District, San Francisco, California

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San Francisco City Hall

We have a stack of concrete blocks that looks like a prison without the fence. They have a beautiful example of French Renaissance architecture with the tallest dome in the US and they’re not even a state capital! (which is … Continue reading

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The View Down Pierce Street

I took this photo on my iPhone on a City Guides tour of Pacific Heights a couple days ago. It is one of the best views we’ve seen, but of course, the photo does it no justice. It is on … Continue reading

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Has anyone seen the Golden Gate Bridge?

We were well onto the bridge before I noticed. Taken in Fort Winfield Scott, San Francisco, California

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Mid-trip update

We’re sort of in forced-relaxation mode right now, thanks to some pretty thick rain and fog over Clear Lake. We’re waiting on some laundry to dry and then we’ll be heading to the Blue Wing Saloon for lunch, where we’ll … Continue reading

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View from our window — Clear Lake, CA

In our typical fashion, we covered several hundred miles in the last couple of days, reminiscent of the big trip last year. Now we’re going to relax for a bit. This is from our hosts’ house, and we’re going to … Continue reading

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Friday’s View from our Breakfast Table Window

This is the Carter House – one of the 5 buildings that makes up the Carter House Inns. It is a beautiful house. We stayed in the larger hotel building across the street. We’re heading South today to Upper Lake. … Continue reading

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Our favorite view of the day

We spent yesterday exploring the Redwood National Park, checking another park off our list. While we did hike among the redwoods (and Sarah got to see an oh-my-God-is-it-huge! banana slug), this spot along the coastal drive was the highlight. We … Continue reading

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Friday’s View From Our Window

My aunt Lynne scored us a deal at The Carter House in Eureka. Seems like a great place so far, though our room overlooking the road isn’t ideal. I think the little house for rent across the street is adorable. … Continue reading

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