Well, as you might have guessed, we made it from Albuquerque to California, without any problems. Although the drive was tiring, we made it in two days. We stopped first in Barstow CA, then the next day it was up to Northern California, where I dropped Ann off for her three-week residency, at Chalk Hill.
Once that was accomplished, I made my way down to Fremont, where my brother, Larry, lives and stayed there for a few days, and then I booked an extended stay at a Airbnb house, around Berkeley, where I will be participating in a salon hosted by Shadow & Light Magazine photographer, Taiyo Lipscomb, this week,
During my stay around Berkeley, I took some time off and decided to have a day the beach. Born as a Californian, the one thing I miss most about this state is the water. As many of my fellow New Mexicans can attest to water is something that is not in plentiful supply in my adopted state.
It took almost one-hour to get there, lagging behind campers, RVs, and other traffic diversions. Even after the slow journey, however, once I descended down the very curvy road and saw Stinson Beach in the distance, a grin crept over my face.
It was a beautiful day. The ever-present early morning fog was in the process of leaving the area and there were quite a few people joining me at the sandy beach. I had a great time. Take a peek…