Zen Flowers At Scribe Winery

There is a winery in Sonoma called Scribe Winery. It’s not too far from here. As local wineries go, it’s a young good one with high aspirations. As a non-drinker, what I like most about the place is the way it looks. There is a big old rundown hacienda that sits overlooking the vines and a large well-tended vegetable garden next to the tasting room…

Fried Oysters And Pecan Pie For Breakfast

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. OMG Eweew! My lord that sounds very  weird. (Really probably closer to disgusting.) Ladies and gentlemen you couldn’t be more mistaken. If that is, you had breakfast with us this morning at the Fremont Diner in Sonoma, California. For openers, you can tell what kind of spot this is by the hungry folks milling around the parking lot…

Flaming Red Bush

The glow of the almost full moon last night teamed up with the house lights of the place across the way to create a flaming red bush. Fun to see…beautiful and a tad spooky.

Petaluma “Chickaluma” “River City”

Founded by Spanish settlers in 1776, the Petaluma area was part of a 66,000 acre Mexican land grant of 1834 by Governor Jose Figueroa called Rancho Petaluma . American pioneers flocked into Petaluma from the eastern United States after the discovery of gold in California in 1849. The town’s position at the head of the Petaluma River in the heart of the surrounding prosperous farmland was…