Memory Monday, Week 105

August 2000 — Yet another ocean trip, this one an overnight stay. Our lodgings were at the River’s End, a rustic-looking restaurant and string of cabins all perched on the cliffs near Jenner. I was disappointed to find the cabin had no phone and no TV; but it did have a wide balcony, a wonderful picture window looking out over […]

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Memory Monday, Week 49

October 1996 — A quick trip to Cicely, Alaska. The TV show Northern Exposure aired in the US from 1990 to 1995. It was set in the fictional small town of Cicely, Alaska; but it was actually filmed in the very real small town of Roslyn, Washington. In the fall of 1996, while my mom and I were visiting Leavenworth, […]

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Memory Monday, Week 47

Fort Ross Lodge, January 2003 — The Big Guy likes to visit the California coast during the winter because there are fewer people around and, as a general rule, the ocean tends to be calmer. That means it’s much easier (and more productive) to fish for perch and rockfish from the beach or from a rocky point. In the “old […]

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