Tag Archives: Petaluma

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Shopping

Last week I spent four days Christmas shopping. I went to several different towns. It’s interesting how different an experience can be based on where you are. I thought I’d share. Novato: I went to Novato,  in Marin County, and … Continue reading

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American Alley

I went to Petaluma to visit Kentucky Street, which holds Copperfield’s Books, Cafe Zazzle, and a couple of antique shops. I was looking for an end table I had seen the previous weekend, which, as it turned out, was in … Continue reading

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John Scalzi: he sees all, he knows all.

From where I’m standing, I have a perfect profile shot of John Scalzi as he signs a book. I have the big camera too, the Canon, the one that with the zoom lens that takes crisp, clear pictures. I look … Continue reading

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No-Water Shollenberger is No Fun

Shollenberger Park in Petaluma is one of the best places to see shore and water birds, including a colony of feral swans, once domesticated, then abandoned here. They thrived and I usually see two or three of them in the … Continue reading

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A Tradition Since 1993

I had a bad week at work last week, so on Friday I put in for half a day’s vacation time, and gave my inner child a play-date.  The Sig-O and I went to the Petaluma Pumpkin Patch and the … Continue reading

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Monday in Petaluma

Lillian and I went on a photo-safari in Petaluma on Monday.  The day was a blue-sky, puffy-cloud day, without the rain I half-expected after Sunday.  Between Petaluma Boulevard and Kentucky Avenue we found photo-and-shopping ops galore. The Seed Bank is … Continue reading

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Viva Cocolat

I stumbled across this chocolate café the cold, rainy Friday I went to Petaluma to take pictures.  The cafe is in a long, rather narrow storefront. The pleasant friendly woman behind the curving counter is the owner.  She told me … Continue reading

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Sunset Line and Twine, Part I

The rain turned the air a shimmering silver. In my car, I checked my cameras, hoping it would let up soon. Half an hour earlier the clouds had thinned, paled, and it looked like the rain was over, but now … Continue reading

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