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Fall Foliage in Bothell

The area around where I work has a lot of trees and they have turned out to be the sort of trees that get very colorful in the fall.  It is really nice to be able to look out of … Continue reading

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Davis Arboretum

We took a day trip up to Davis to check out the arboretum.  Running alongside the old Putah Creek, it has a range of different plants and trees along its length.  With the university buildings stretching alongside the creek, the … Continue reading

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Yountville in Fall

It seems like a long time ago that we were in the transition from summer to winter. Fall in California is a little later than in some other places but, even so, it was still a while ago. We spent … Continue reading

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Armstrong Redwoods

Muir Woods in Marin County is a place we have visited on a few occasions. While staying in Healdsburg, we decided to try somewhere that is supposed to be quite similar. This was Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. It was … Continue reading

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Imperial Trees

Walking back from the Imperial Palace towards the hotel to check out, we passed through an area with many trees planted. Not only were their locations carefully planned, they also seemed to be beautifully manicured. The whole effect was very … Continue reading

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Muir Woods

Having visitors is always a good excuse to go to places that you haven’ been to for a while.  Muir Woods National Monument was one such destination.  If only we had known just how many other people had the same … Continue reading

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Russian Gulch State Park

While eating lots of good food is a fun part of a trip away, it does provide you with some encouragement to have a bit of exercise too to try and offset what you have consumed.  Combine that with some … Continue reading

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Sheffield Park Gardens

One of our transit days in the UK had us moving from the Cotswolds back to Surrey for my Dad’s birthday party.  En route, we decided to take a detour to an old favorite location of ours.  When we lived … Continue reading

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Snowy Trees

Unlike last winter, this one has been a bit colder in the Chicago area. It hasn’t been consistently cold but there have been some cold times and we have had a bit of snow. We don’t tend to get too … Continue reading

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Unplanned Sunrise

Through an unfortunate set of circumstances, I happened to find myself parked up at an interchange along I-80 early one morning.  I had the misfortune to be just behind an accident on the interstate and ran over the bumper of … Continue reading

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