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LOS ALTOS: A Path to Conservation

An outdoor exhibit… about Wallace Stegner… beautiful… enlightening… mind shaking… looking forward to the companion exhibit! A Society to Match its Scenery: Wallace Stegner’s Local Legacy “One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope. … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: Gemma Bovery

Charming… and utterly funny 🙂

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SUMMER TRIP: Asilomar & Salinas

Asilomar… beach… Coast Trail… The Great Tide Pool… Steinbeck Itinerary! John Steinbeck’s Pacific Grove . pdf National Steinbeck Center’s Educational Resources

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MOVIE: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Merry, merry Christmas to one and all! The journey that led to Charles Dickens’ creation of “A Christmas Carol,” a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas. A Christmas Carol – The Original Manuscript in Original Size – with Original Illustrations … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING: Refuge by the Sea

A new tradition started last year… Thanksgiving at Asilomar… Refuge by the Sea… this time getting ready for a long awaited storm… after the most devastating Camp Fire… many thoughts on that… and the current state of the world… appreciating … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Pacific Grove

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9. RO: Ticket to… Bran!

On our way to Bran via Berevoești… we learned by chance about Mihai Tican Rumano… adding his museum on the wish list for a next trip and his books to the reading list… traveling ahead through bouts of hail we … Continue reading

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DAY TRIP: Salinas – Carmel

A short stop in Salinas revealed a few more or less known, nevertheless interesting, destinations for which we’ll come back on a longer visit: Hat in Three Stages of Landing National Steinbeck Center More on the travel list: John Steinbeck … Continue reading

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