Category Archives: California

Shasta Lake, California

This gallery contains 30 photos.

July 23, 2016 — Driving north toward Oregon, we passed artistic walls along the road. We also passed some beautiful lakes, and had a first glimpse of snow-covered Mount Shasta.        Mount Shasta is the white mountain in distance, behind … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Richard & Prem

This gallery contains 9 photos.

July 22, 2016 – found us on our way to Sacramento where we stopped to visit with Richard & Prem Turner.  Shula worked with Richard back in 1998 on the fateful case of the Medical Board of California attacking a … Continue reading

More Galleries | 2 Comments

Muir Woods & Sausalito, CA

This gallery contains 91 photos.

July 19, 2016   – on our way to Muir Woods & Sausalita, CA.  It’s about 100 miles from Cousin Joyce’s house (in Modesto) and she came with us.  In fact, she drove, as that was preferable to climbing into the … Continue reading

More Galleries | 2 Comments

Yosemite

This gallery contains 101 photos.

July 18, 2016 – On the way to Yosemite National Park Tunnels took us right through the mountains.  Quite a few tunnels.  Lots of mountains.  We were driving the Mini Cooper, MURTLE, of course. I managed to take a video … Continue reading

More Galleries | 4 Comments

Road to Cousins Joyce & Lane

This gallery contains 41 photos.

July 17, 2016 – Continuing up Highway 99 North, we passed a lot of rural lands – fields … and cows . . . (yeah, these cows stand on bare dirt – not the grass – but at least some … Continue reading

More Galleries | 4 Comments

On the way to Modesto

This gallery contains 8 photos.

July 15, 2016 – When red fuse lights go on, this is where you look … but finally all the maintenance that could be done was finished, and we were ready to begin traveling north toward Seattle.  First stop is … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Lynn & Joe

This gallery contains 32 photos.

July 9, 2016 – Leaving TYRTLE in Pomona, we drove little MURTLE toward San Diego to meet up with old friends Lynn & Joe Murphy.  Joe was a computer programmer for IBM for 30 years, and he was on the … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment

Lunch in San Juan Capistrano

This gallery contains 25 photos.

July 9, 2016 … after the boat ride, we didn’t stick around Newport Landing, mostly because the rocking waves had made me really really seasick.  I didn’t much want to go driving down the coast, either, but there was little … Continue reading

More Galleries | 2 Comments

Whale Watching at Newport

This gallery contains 44 photos.

July 9, 2016 – We arrived early at Newport for the Whale Watching experience. Parking was an adventure, as this was the first parking lot we ever saw that literally stacked the cars double-high. This view is from inside our … Continue reading

More Galleries | Leave a comment

Pirate’s Dinner Adventure

This gallery contains 19 photos.

July 7, 2016 – We took a short trip to Buena Park to have dinner at the Pirate’s Dinner Adventure.   We began with circulating appetizers served in a big hall, during which we were introduced to the main players of … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment