Category: Carol’s Illustrated Journey Out West and Back 2007

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10/04/07: Square Pants and Lone Sticks

My brother gave me the day off, which was very sweet of him, to go and visit the lawyer, Don, down in Brookings (not too far from Gold Beach –– about 20 miles). I let him pick one of my photos as a thank you for all the work he did for my brother and… Read more »

10/04/07: A Quality Inn Graphic Detail

I spent the whole day on Thursday, the 4th, travelling from Oregon to Yuba City. It was really a long way, through redwood forests, along the Coast of Calfiornia, and then left through to Clear Lake and on into the dark and lightning-struck night of Central California listending to a NPR (National Public Radio) station… Read more »

10/05/07: The Langdells

The next day I got up early to visit what I’m calling my “god parents,” even though, as you know, non-theism reigns supreme. Heh. Libby and Joe have known my mom since she was in College. She and Libby went to the Chicago Institute of Art back in the 40s. Joe is 93 and had… Read more »

10/05-06/07: R&R at the Mandels

Today, Friday, after all the excitements and long drivings, I went down to Davis to visit my sangha friends, Joel and Sarah Mandel. Of course, I had to get lost. Last time I visited them was on New Years Eve 2005, right after my mom died. It was during the Pineapple Express (a heavy rainfall… Read more »

10/06-07/07: Luci Ungar, Artist

I arrived at Luci’s in good time — early afternoon. Luci’s been through a lot and has recently moved from her memory-filled ancestral house in Corte Madera, California, to her own trailer home in Sonoma. It’s not a teeny type trailer. It’s double width and in a nice residential area. She has a garden she’s… Read more »

10/07-11: Bay Area: Joe Lutrell, Law Antiquarian

S.F. Women’s Center on Mission Street photo galleryI arrived safely into the Bay Area on Sunday, the 7th, and moved nicely into my son Zeb’s dad’s spare room in Richmond. Howard has a beautiful place that I find very safe and peaceful. He’s a student of crazy wisdom master, Kusung Lingpa and spends a lot… Read more »

10/12/07: To Crestline the Back Way

Well friends, I now have a quiet moment when my son Stan is at work, Sarah, my almost-four-years-old granddaughter, and daughter-in-law Kristen are at childcare or teaching. I was going to try and go from Howard’s house in Richmond via San Simeon to pause and take pics of Hearst Castle to go with the Pan’s… Read more »

10/24/07: Update: Lake Arrowhead fire

Hi out there. Just thought I’d let you know, I spoke with my son Stan yesterday. Here’s his report: As background, Stan lives in Crestline, California, up the mountain from Lake Arrowhead, a center of one of the big fires in San Bernadino/L.A. On Monday night he had packed up his car in case of… Read more »

10/18-21/07: Dancing Between the Sunbeams

Update: Today (Halloween) sees me at a Clarion Hotel in Binghampton, New York, on my way to Jan Wilcox’s to visit for the night and then back to Annie Cooper in Brunswick, Maine, on the last leg back home. It’s been a while since I last wrote. Stan and his family are OK. Crestline, where… Read more »

10/22-10/26: Judiciously Dawdling: the Mobile Retreat

Update: Just to let you all know, I’m back in Halifax, as you probably guessed by now. I got a case of positional dizziness due to long hours spent at the wheel and it’s taken me about a week and a half to recover. So, I will finish up the blog so you’ll know what… Read more »