Don on October 13th, 2016

Thursday: (10/13) Late morning. Blintzes and sausage for breakfast. We drove around Ferndale and out to Rio Dell and Scotia. In Scotia we had lunch at the market. Dawn and I shared a torta, Lou had clam chowder. After lunch we met a realtor back in Ferndale and went to see a ranch about 1.5 […]

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Don on October 12th, 2016

Wednesday: (10/12) We stopped in Garberville for a walk and breakfast at the Bon Bistro & Bakery. We continued on to Eureka with the intent of staying at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds. They had no spaces available at the RV Park there so we returned a little South to the Humboldt Fairgrounds in Ferndale where we […]

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Don on October 11th, 2016

Tuesday: (10/11) Leftover strawberry pancakes for breakfast. Lou had a dentist appointment. I dashed off to Ideal RV parts in Redwood City looking for a replacement door deadbolt. No luck. When I got home I decided a way to fix the old lock which hopefully lasts a while. Rather than the pushnut that the original […]

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Don on October 8th, 2016

Saturday: (10/08) Lou made chicken fried steak and eggs with home fried potatoes for breakfast. After that I walked to the train station and headed up to San Francisco. It’s Fleet Week so there were lots of folks there. I did a little walk-about. Walking along Market Street I happened along these street musicians using one […]

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Don on September 20th, 2016

Tuesday: (09/20) Granola for breakfast. We were off to Echo Lake so I could complete the last mile to Highway 50. I skipped this a couple of days ago because it was late and Lou and Dawn were waiting for dinner. It only took about 3o minutes to get to the highway. Lou and Dawn […]

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Don on September 19th, 2016

Monday: (09/19) Lou and I got up at 0530 to listen to some owls hooting in the campground. She made portobello mushrooms topped with eggs and sausage for breakfast. Lou and Dawn were off on the town looking and a bookstore and? I relaxed at camp. I took a walk to the nearby logging operation […]

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Don on September 18th, 2016

Sunday: (09/18) Above is the morning view from my camp at Fontanillis lake A panorama view of Fontanillis Lake. More Fontanillis Lake. Such calm water and great lighting. I just liked the swirl in this stump by the trail. Long climb to start my day up to Dick’s Pass. Great view from there. I had cell […]

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Don on September 17th, 2016

Saturday: (09/17) Up before the scouts (above left), on trail at 0725. Enjoyed a table for brunch at Barkers Pass. Met a member of Tahoe Rim Trail Association who was there to resupply a group of their hikers. I met their 19 Hikers a couple miles down trail. Jim a trail runner caught up to […]

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Don on September 16th, 2016

Friday: (09/16) Tinkers Knob above left was just to the North of my campsite. Some nice views from the ridge above several ski areas. i really liked the colorful slope on the right above. Same spot as the above photo in panorama view. Some bleak trail areas. Same bleak, different color. Nice views of Lake […]

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Don on September 15th, 2016

Thursday: (09/15) Up early, threw the pack in the car and headed off toward Truckee. Hwy 89, the road on the West side of the lake, was closed for construction so we took Hwy 50 to Hwy 28 to Hwy 267 and arrived in Truckee, the long way. We had breakfast at the Wagon Wheel […]

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