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Coasting in Sonoma County...

The previous post showed some of the redwoods from Armstrong Grove, maybe 10 or 15 miles inlands from the Pacific ocean, upstream along the lovely and wine-producing Russian River. 114 more words


Mist and mirrors at dawn

As beautiful as the mornings are around here, we have to admit: it’s rare for us to get up at the crack of dawn (when we don’t have to), and rarer still for us to be in Guerneville, the neighboring town (four miles upriver from Monte Rio) as the sun is just coming up. 194 more words

Northern California

Crux, an Emerging Sonoma Star

One of my favorite magazines, Sunset, recently announced that October is Sonoma County Wine Month. I love Sonoma and personally could celebrate it every month. 1,012 more words


A harvest and folk festival by the sea

One of us grew up in the south San Francisco Bay Area, and as is so often the case, it’s the places closer to home that you don’t really think about—until it comes time to show around out-of-town friends or family, or maybe a day trip reveals a different side that was just never on the radar before. 698 more words

Northern California

russian river from above

This is one of my favorite views of the Russian River – from high above on Old Monte Rio Road, looking west towards Jenner.

Sept, 2016

Russian River

'new' guerneville bridge

A view of the Russian River and ‘new’ Guerneville bridge shot in the early morning. The new Guerneville bridge was built in the late 1990s just upriver from the old, green, steel-structure. 28 more words

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