Topaz - Antelope Valley, West Walker Valley
very windy day, had to go 55-ish along Washoe Lake corridor. ate at Carson In n Out
straight to Bishop
always so pretty. The drive up to the Bristlecones is pretty hard on the engine
Bishop, Mammoth, June Lake
La Ranchita in Bishop, Looney Beans Coffee in Mammoth, my fave places. If only I felt good.
very heavy snow (1/4 visibility) till about Lee Vining, then it got nice enough to hit the hot springs!
coffee in the late morning, happy hour beer in the early evening … that’s it!
coffee in the late morning, happy hour beer in the early evening … then walk to Sundance for the Fantods!
pretty easy drive to Salmon Creek
brunch in Truckee, motor on to my campground — good thing, because it will be FULL in a couple of hours - Holiday weekend, duh.
more winding mountain roads
coffee and muffin in Downieville, holiday craziness, explore Yuba City, make it to San Rafael by 6-ish.
Vinyl Fail, awesome nostalgic Mill Valley hiking, hang ou with Jill
Gannons decide to crank up the expensive but neglected bbq. We and the neighbors eat well!
back roads through Sonoma
Martha leaves 10-ish, I leave 4-ish. Curvy roads are tiresome, but the payoff is that Harbin is very pleasant today!
Nice Harbin day, nice drive over the top of Clear Lake.
Route 101 through the pretty redwoods
looking at houses
second grader baseball!
bake it yourself pizza
adventure to the top of the Lost Coast
winding 299 and the Trinity River
visit a camping store, cross the Central Valley
the slog home
really fun day at Lassen Park, where there’s still lots of snow