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Jun 2, 2014 - Ready....set.....

Well we had a busy Sunday with singing at Northminster Presbyterian church this morning and then driving to Los Altos to celebrate our son's birthday. Didn't get home until 11:30 PM so now well past midnight. We have one more full day at home and it includes the last Senior Singers concert of the season followed by our spring season ending party of Pizza at the Active Seniors Center in Salinas. After the concert and the party we come home, do the final packing (mostly clothes we are taking), and get the camper ready to pull out bright and...

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Jun 2, 2014 - Ready to blast off......

Well the plan to leave bright and early tomorrow morning has changed because I have been on the go for 3 days in a row now and today was the last concert for our Senior Singers with a season ending party afterwards. And I had to set up tables and chairs at both venues and when I got home it was get straight to work on the camper installing a new smoke detector, on my hands and knees trying to remove spots from the carpet and then trying to debug a light problem in the living room slideout, which I still have not solved. Also installed and...

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May 20, 2011 - Sunset Beach and Artichokes

We left Big Sur and headed up to Castroville for a visit to the Artichoke Festival. really no more than a street fair with everything artichokes. We stayed at Sunset Beach, a nice camprground and beach. Access to the beach was over a large moutain of sand. My calve muscles still hurt days later. The area was covered in Strawberry fields and the dunes are covered in wildflowers. Met another one of the helpful campers. This time as we were leaving our camp a man walking slowed us down and let us know our handrail for the door steps was still...

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May 17, 2009 - Artichoke Festival in Castroville

Today we visited Castroville, California. It is a small town with the population of around 7,000. They were having their 50th annual Artichoke Festival. They are known as the Artichoke Capital of the World. We arrived just in time for the parade. The parade was packed with old cars, even a pink Cadillac. Jerry loves the old cars so I added a lot of the pictures for you to see. They had every kind of food you could possibly want. We were not that hungry so we split a artichoke burrito. It was so good we took a picture showing the...

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