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Through Antelope Country

I’ve almost forgotten what it’s like to wake up with the sun as living in San Diego feels like being in the bed of a giant who sleeps in till 10 or 11am each day and leaves its large gray … Continue reading

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A Mountain Road Detour

We work in shifts between loading the car, watching the sunrise, eating breakfast, and grabbing some food from the hotel lobby before stopping to air the tires on our way out of town towards Placerville. The temperature has dropped to … Continue reading

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Up the Stairs, Up the Mountain

A woman had to unlock the giant door and let me out downstairs into the back courtyard. I walked around to the front and found a diesel station on the corner where the guy charged me 0.11 tetri more than … Continue reading

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Lost Just In Time

This morning Paul and I will make pancakes – or burn them, fold them, and double their size. I attempt to make eggs over hard and end with a scrambled mess in the pan. What I don’t scrape out will be … Continue reading

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Need More Redwoods

We are close to tonight’s destination, like 4-5 hours driving time, so we decide on another detour. This one will take us back through the Redwoods, across the 299 to Redding, up Hwy 5 through Weed, to Eugene where we turn … Continue reading

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