Category: California

Fresh Oysters, Bodega Bay CA

Oysters are good both raw and cooked but oysters are also a love or hate thing, you either like them or you really dislike them. There seems to be no in-between heh! Personally I prefer to have cooked oysters but raw oyster shooters are…

Santa Rosa Creek Trail, Cambria CA

There’s a really nice two mile coastal trail loop in Cambria California called Santa Rosa Creek Trail that is part of the Fiscalini Ranch Preserve and takes you on a hike from the tree covered path along the creek to the open fields on the…

San Simeon Pier and Elephant Seal Colony on the California Coast

This is another in my series of posts about traveling along the California coast. I have been to San Simeon numerous times as both a destination and a stop over while traveling on my way up and down the coast over the decades. It’s…

Scenes from Cambria California

This is another installment in my California coastal travel series. I’ve stayed in the town of Cambria often during my coastal travels up and down the state of California over my five decades of living there. It’s a nice little town with a lot…

Scenes from Big Sur, California

Throughout the years, when I lived in California, I traveled to and thru Big Sur many times by all kinds of vehicles. My favorite was when riding on my motorcycle, which I’ve done numerous times. Big Sur is by far one of the most…

Hearst’s Castle, San Simeon CA

Hearst’s Castle is one of the most beautiful spots in the entire state of California. I can say this with some kind of authority having been a resident of California for over 50 years living in south, central and northern California and having traveled…

Lillie Mae’s House of Soul Food, Santa Clara CA

February 2014 Four years ago I used to work in the bay area a lot and one of my favorite places to go to lunch was a great unique restaurant called Lillie Mae’s House of Soul Food located in Santa Clara California.