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MOVIE NIGHT: The Durrells in Corfu

I don’t remember when we’ve started watching the Durrells in Corfu… but tonight it all came to an end with this documentary…What the Durrells Did Next: A Masterpiece Special… growing our travelwishlist with Corfu… Mouse Island… Jersey Zoo… so close … Continue reading

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BOOK ITINERARIES: Leonardo’s Library

Leonardo’s Library: The World of a Renaissance Reader… an exhibit of rare books and manuscripts from Stanford’s special collections… related to Leonardo’s life and work… a window on the world of the Renaissance reader in general, and Leonardo in particular… … Continue reading

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BAY AREA HIKING: Castle Rock State Park

Castle Rock Hiking… to the falls overlook… still humming quietly… sweeping vistas…

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NOVEMBER NATIVES: California Aster & Little Moonshine

Achillea millefolium ‘Little Moonshine’ Perennial Solutions: Achillea ‘Little Moonshine’ Aster chilensis ‘Point St. George’ California Aster (Symphyotrichum) chilensis ‘Point Saint George’ New Front Yard: Butterflies love Point St. George asters

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MOVIE NIGHT: Hallowe’en Party

After Tintin… Sherlock Holmes… Hercule Poirot is the name of the game… a scary watch for after Halloween 🙂 Adding it to the favorite family films for Halloween

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CALIFORNIA NATIVES: Birthday Gifts

Happy October Birthdays! Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea ‘Moonshine’) Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’ “Yarrow” Epilobium canum ‘Catalina’ – Catalina Fuchsia Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)

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REDWOOD ITINERARIES: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Short fall day trip to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park… to learn about the mysterious albino redwoods… we found two… the Phantom of the Forest… and the Ghost Buster 🙂

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MOVIE NIGHT: Love and Death

Continuing the Woody Allen thread… some movies are timeless…

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ART ITINERARIES: Frank Duveneck

Looking for art to celebrate a special birthday on October 9… learning about Frank Duveneck’s Whistling Boy… connecting to Frank Duveneck‘s son of Hidden Villa… enjoying the fall colors, crisp air, peaceful forest… a beautiful world to celebrate!

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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion

Constantinopol… Madagascar 🙂

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