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Dec 23, 2011 - Happy Birthday, Grannie Frannie

I was still a little freaked out by the prospect of moving away from the area. I have lived in Northern California since I was seven years old. I have never lived more than 3 hours away from my parents. And I am the independent one! (ha!) My mom has the misfortune of having a birthday close to Christmas. She has been robbed of really getting the special, royal treatment because it is always a crazy-busy time of year. Besides all of the work she has done for the people of Plumas County through her Project Santa Claus endeavors, she is also...

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Sep 4, 2011 - Day 9? - RR Museum & Frazier Falls

Started the morning with Jay cleaning windows and bugs off the front of the RV. Then about 11am we headed out to Western Pacific Railroad Museum. It was about 67 miles away. We arrived just in time for the 1pm Caboose train ride, the ride is about 1 mile in 10 minutes, but fun none the less. We spent a few hours looking at all the old train engines and cars. We then headed to Frazier Falls about 15 miles further. I drove the 1 1/2 lane road to the trail head, fortunately meeting only 2 cars. I parked at the trail head and we headed out for...

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