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Jun 20, 2016 - California's capital

We spent three nights in Citrus Heights, a suburb of Sacramento so that we could visit the California capitol building. Sacramento has been the state capital since California became a state, but the legislature took up temporary residence in San Francisco for about four months in 1862 when Sacramento flooded. There have been three different capitol buildings in the state's history. The current building was completed in 1874. We took a guided tour of the building. As you would expect for California, there are gold accents everywhere. The...

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Jun 23, 2011 - The Scotts Are Back!!

It's hard to believe that it has been 9 months since I posted a journal update so it really is time to catch up with us. After leaving Bandon, OR, we returned to one of our favorite hosting spots on the southern Oregon coast. We spent October & November 2010 at the Crissey Field Visitor's Center in Brookings. Since we've been there before, I've only attached a photo of one of the many beautiful sunsets that we experienced while there. Our cousin, Carole, made her annual pilgrimage to visit us. This time she spent Thanksgiving with us in...

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May 26, 2011 - Aunt Maxine & Uncle Art

We love to visit them! Aunt Maxine came down to visit Mom (her sister) many times every year. Her daughter, Connie would drive her up and back in one day so we finally got them to come to our house to freshen up, have something to eat before they headed home. Aunt Maxine made her wedding dress from a parachute she got from her fiance/husband-to-be Uncle Art.

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Nov 6, 2008 - Sacramento Area visit

Today we drove up to Citrus Heights, and then on to Roseville to visit family. We were surprised by the number of abandoned strip malls up near Stockton. We didn't drive through the town, so couldn't see how many homes have been lost to forclosure, but if the malls are an indication, the Central Valley of California is hurting. Our favorite landmark Pollardville, which was a large old restaurant along Highway 5 has closed down, and the building is being demolished to make way for some large expensive homes. We used to love to drive by the...

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