Thursday, September 18, 2014
ROAD TRIP, WEDDING, ROAD TRIP, PART 2
Calabasas, Will Rodger's State Park, I-5, and Berkeley
Ready for more vacation photos? Of course you are.
The wedding took place on Aug 31 at The Ahmanson Ranch House in the Santa Monica mountains. Calabasas is about 10 minutes away.
Here's a close up of the beautiful fountain. Nobody in the wedding party lives here, it was the closest hotel.
|Can you see the house?|
It wouldn't be a So Cal wedding without a beach trip!
The Bride (Lina) and Groom (Joe). They were joking about the wedding being at the beach, ala Pam Anderson and Tommy Lee.
Saturday night was event #2. a meet and greet for all the quests. Some of us came a long way: New York, Florida and Brazil
Sunday was the big day. Here's one of the views from the site. It really needs to rain in California.
The wedding photos were taken by some of the other guests.
Here comes the groom! With his Mom and Dad. (Karen and Mike)
Getting hitched under an old olive tree.
|Almost kissing the Bride!|
Hang on! Neither of them fell off the folding chairs.
Karen holding are great niece, Annadelle. She's nine months old.
Monday was spent driving up I-5 to Berkeley to spend the week at the Groom parents house.
We had to stop and have soup and take these silly photos.
|The Doc all centered|
|Me, off centered|
No trip is complete without hitting a few thrift stores. Or 5.
While the women folk were thrifting, the men folk went to the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond. A lot of battleships were built in Richmond during WWII.
I seem to be having a problem with the last three photo. I'll save them for next time. Hope this isn't getting too boring.
Until next time
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
WEIRD DOLL WEDNESDAY, PART 114
And his hat is bigger than he is.
I've only posted one weird doll because I was on vacation for 3 weeks. And I didn't want to drag my laptop across the country. Part 113 was posted (a saved post) from my brother-in-law's computer. As he does a lot of work from home, I didn't want to hog the only computer in the house. Everything will be back to normal now.
Stay tuned for more vacation/wedding adventures.
Monday, September 15, 2014
ROAD TRIP, WEDDING, ROAD TRIP. PART 1
Well, I'm back! After a 3 week vacation across the country. The blue yarn sort of follows the trip
|Alabama Welcome Center|
|Six Flags Over Texas.|
|No comment, just obey the sign|
We spent the night in El Paso, Texas. And the next morning we took a trip to San Elizario, Texas and toured an old mission.
|Billy the Kid|
At the welcome center. We spent the night in Demming and the next morning spent 2 hours at the local museum. The museum has a large collection of Nimbres (probably spelled wrong) pottery. The pottery is as beautiful as ones we saw in Greece. Except there are no human forms, just animal and lines. The place is full of all kinds of interesting things: cars, a bell collection, geodes, cowboy stuff, a lace and quilt room, old fashion medical stuff, and a huge room full of weird dolls. 2 hours well spent.