Studio Art Tour at Sea Ranch and Gualala

When we visited Sea Ranch this past Labor Day weekend, I was so thrilled to find out there was an artist studio tour happening. This is a type of drive -at-your-pace art tour when artists open their home studios for visitors to see their art and purchase them too.

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Walks on the Bluff and Beachside Musings at Sea Ranch

Sea Ranch an idyllic coastal village on the Mendocino coast is a magical place with trails that run for miles and miles along the ocean side. Beautiful views of jagged rocks, blue waters, and majestic cliffs are a surprise around every bend. This area is so beautiful that it’s hard to resist the countless photos one takes 😁.

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Labor Day Weekend at Sea Ranch with Friends Dave and Rose

Hello! Happy September! How was your Labor Day holiday? It was hot hot hot around here. Fortunately we had planned our holiday weekend up the coast a while back, especially after a hectic month of wedding and family visiting. It worked out perfectly because the weather on the coast at Sea Ranch was phenomenal! Cool, sunny, temps in the 60s and 70s, with spectacular ocean views. It was the perfect relaxing holiday we needed!

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Sweet Pepper and Caramelized Onion Tomato Pasta

Bright red sweet peppers, onions and garlic, tossed with marinara sauce, rigatoni and parmesan cheese. This pasta is yummy, comforting and packed with flavor. Add in a few chili flakes for a hint of heat and this is one outstanding pasta.

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Holiday Down Memory Lane. Visit to The Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya

In the summer of 2016 we visited family in Kenya, but before heading home to the coastal city of Mombasa we made a detour to stop at the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi.

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