November 2019


View of Morro Rock, Morro Bay, California

Happy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving came late in the month this year. We haven’t waited to be thankful. Just like last year, this year has been wonderful. We are currently in a small Army National Guard Post, between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay. Thankful for You The first and most important thing that we are thankful …

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Monterey Bay

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey California

Some places are so perfect that you don’t need to describe them. Monterey Bay is one of those places. I first visited Monterey in 1986 and was very impressed. I’ll relate more of the story about that visit in our next post. Even then the aquarium was first-rate. I have to say that it has …

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Redwoods to Grapes

Redwoods to Grapes Carson House in Eureka California

Redwoods to Grapes: If you travel south from Oregon along the coast, you will first travel from the redwoods to grapes country. Starting in Eureka we travel south through the redwoods to Ukiah heading into the heart of Napa Valley and Calistoga known for grapes, wine, and spas. Eureka to Ukiah The distance between Eureka …

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Brookings, Oregon & Redwoods

Pacific Ocean near Boardman Scenic Corridor, Brookings, Oregon

After spending three very nice days at Harris Beach State Park, Brookings, Oregon; we are continuing south on Highway 101. Brookings, Oregon and started seeing Redwoods. Brookings is just north of the California border and that’s where the GPS started notifying us of a detour. The detour was for the California agricultural checkpoint, but it …

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Campsite Review: Humbug Mountain Campground

Campsite Review: Humbug Mountain Campground

Campsite Review: Humbug Mountain Campground along US Highway 101 right on the southern Oregon coast. It is a very nice place. Humbug Mountain is located about halfway between Coos Bay and Brookings Oregon. It is very rare to find a campground that is forested, has very nice facilities where you can walk to an almost …

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