Crescent City

Crescent City

HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS POST.  PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG FOR MORE RECENT ONES.  THANKS!  MELISSA Home Page Crescent City is the last coastal town of any size before crossing the border into Oregon. Its…

An Aerial View of Crescent City

An Aerial View of Crescent City

HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS POST.  PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG FOR MORE RECENT ONES. THANKS!  MELISSA Home Page We spent most of May in Crescent City, California which is on the extreme North Coast of…

Where the Klamath Meets the Sea

Where the Klamath Meets the Sea

260 miles long, The Klamath River begins in Oregon and empties into the Pacific Ocean in Redwood National Park. HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS POST.  PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG FOR MORE RECENT ONES.  THANKS!  MELISSA…

Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park

Redwood National and State Parks covers over 40 miles of Coastline and  131,000 acres of forests, dunes, ferns, and prairie lands.  Protected and loved, the world’s tallest trees abide here, the majestic Coast Redwoods. HOPE…

The Lost Coast

The Lost Coast

HOPE YOU LIKE THIS BLOG POST.  FOR MORE RECENT ONES PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG. THANKS!  MELISSA Home Page May, 2016 The Lost Coast is a stretch of northern California coastline that remains almost untouched….

Mosquito Bait on Humboldt Bay Dunes

Mosquito Bait on Humboldt Bay Dunes

HOPE YOU LIKE THIS POST.  FOR MORE RECENT ONES PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG.  THANKS!  MELISSA Home Page May, 2016   Humboldt County has no shortage of pristine beaches and beautiful scenic drives.  I read…

Where the Flowers Bloom

Where the Flowers Bloom

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” –  Lady Bird Johnson   HOPE YOU ENJOY THIS POST.  FOR MORE RECENT ONES PLEASE VISIT MY NEW BLOG.  THANKS!  MELISSA Home Page We’re in the little town of…

Pygmies, Giants and a Jughandle

Pygmies, Giants and a Jughandle

Hope you enjoy this post.  Please visit my new blog for more recent posts.  Thanks!  Melissa Home Page 4/28/16 I was curious how Jughandle State Natural Preserve near Ft. Bragg, CA, gots its name. I…

Spires and Water Towers

Spires and Water Towers

Hope you enjoy this post.  Please visit my new blog for more recent posts.  Thank you!  Melissa Home Page 4/16 Masonic Lodge Sculpture Carved from a single Redwood Burl On the pinnacle of the dome…

Pretties

Pretties

Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity. ~John Ruskin Hope you enjoy this post.  Please visit me on my new blog for more recent posts. Thanks!  Melissa Home Page April, 2016 Flowers and…

MacKerricher State Park, Ft. Bragg, CA

MacKerricher State Park, Ft. Bragg, CA

  MacKerricher State Park embodies everything beautiful about the California North Coast. Hope you enjoy this post.  Please view my new blog for more recent ones.  Thanks!  Melissa Home Page Wildflowers above sea cliffs as…

Point Arena Lighthouse

Point Arena Lighthouse

Hope you enjoy this post.  For more recent posts please visit my new blog.  Thanks!  Melissa Home Page The Lighthouse Point Arena lighthouse has had its ups and downs….literally.  Put into use in 1870 it…

Noyo Headlands Park, Ft. Bragg

Noyo Headlands Park, Ft. Bragg

  I hope you enjoy this post.  Please visit my new blog for more recent ones.  Thanks!  Melissa Home Page I’m glad I didn’t grow up in Ft. Bragg.  I’d never want to take this…

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

I hope you enjoy this post.  For more recent posts please visit my new blog. Thanks!  Melissa Home Page March 22, 2016 Resembling an old fashioned country church, Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is situated a little…

Noyo Harbor & Mendocino Gardens

Noyo Harbor & Mendocino Gardens

March 15, 2016  The weather is sunny, which is a change from the torrential rains we had last week.  I am not complaining about the rain, we need it!  But we’re making the most of…

Walking Ft. Bragg

Walking Ft. Bragg

March 9, 2016.  Ft. Bragg is a haven for people who love to walk.  So far we’ve visited two walking areas in town, Pomo Bluffs Park which is on the south end of town and…

The California North Coast

The California North Coast

Having lived in The Bay Area for most of our lives we often travelled to the North Coast.  The drought seems to be over and it’s as though El Nino has given new life to…

The Cottage at Empire State Historic Park
Gold, Gold, Gold, Gold

Gold, Gold, Gold, Gold

Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold Molten, graven, hammered and rolled, Heavy to get and light to hold, Hoarded, bartered, bought and sold, Stolen, borrowed, squandered, doled, Spurned by young, but…

What in the Heck Are Hops?

What in the Heck Are Hops?

As I mentioned in my last post, we went to Chico, California, at the beginning of May for a wedding.  We stayed there a week but didn’t see much of the area.  Most of the…

McArthur-Burney State Park, Burney California
Fly Fishing 101

Fly Fishing 101

I Got One! We went out today with a fly fishing guide, Chris, from The Fly Shop in Redding. http://www.flyshop.com/ I’ve never fished before and I learned fast that fly fishing will take a long time…

Turtle Bay, Redding, California

Turtle Bay, Redding, California

Beauty in the Gateway to Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen     My blog is something I’m beginning to enjoy doing.  I’ve learned a lot about  getting around on the internet and setting up a…

Lassen National Park, What Lies Beneath

Lassen National Park, What Lies Beneath

If You Want to See What’s Below the Ground You’re Walking On, Take a Trip to Lassen [epa-album id=”251″ show_title=”false” display=”excerpt”] Alpine Flowers Flowers adorn the hills, trails, meadows and roads.  They thrive in the…

Kennedy Gold Mine, Jackson, CA