|Friday, October 13 -
I celebrated my 79th birthday at daughter Lynette's house. She
took a photo of me, son Charlie and grandson Brady with the
birthday cake. Son-in-law Scott Fenical grilled filet mignons
for us. Thanks Scott and Lynette for a great evening.
|Charlie, Larry, Brady
|Tuesday, October 10 -
I played golf with Mike Cox at
Costa CC today. Before we teed off we meet briefly with his
wife Julie. It was a nice day but a bit smoky. Mike was a long
time member of
Hills CC in Millbrae - where I was also a long time member -
that is where I meet him.
|Mike and Julie Cox
|Thursday, October 5 -
We had a nice dinner at
BJs in San Rafael.
Daughter Lynette and her family and son Charlie enjoyed the
great restaurant. Hostess Amelia was nice enough to take our
|The Fenicals: Scott, Ashley,
Lynette, Brady. Son: Charlie and Larry.
Monday, October 2 - Back in Novato at the
Park in space 141 for a couple weeks. Elevation - sea level.
Visiting my kids/grandkids. It was a long drive on I-5 from
Redding - just over 200 miles. And the Novato park is pricy -
$540 per week - $1,080 for the two weeks - ouch.
Thursday, September 28 - Rich and Jan Kissner, managers
Premier RV Resort Redding, CA, invited me to a ribs dinner.
Rich makes great barbeque ribs. They were outstanding.
Thanks Rich and Jan.
|Rich and Jan Kissner
|Sunday, September 24 - At 1:30 today the local Rotary Club held the 28th annual
They sell a rubber ducky for $5 and they sold more than 34,000
of them. They were dropped from a bridge on the
and travel about 1/4 mile down stream. The first 4 winners get a
prize. I bought 4 ducks from Steve and Ron. Click
to view a short YouTube video of last year's derby. According to
Searchlight - local newspaper - Kyle Hatch of Fair Oaks took
first place and won
a houseboat vacation on Lake Shasta and a $500 gift card. Other
2nd: Andy Givens,
3rd: Jane Templeton,
4th: Kathy Llorce. To view the local TV stations results click
Steve and Ron Sold me some Ducks
A Big Duck
|At the finish line. And the
winner is Kyle Hatch.
|Some of the thousands of
|Friday, September 22 - Today I drove the
mountainous 100 miles on I-5 to the
Premier RV Resort in Redding, CA. On pad 105, elevation 654
feet. I will be here for a week
or so. The resort uses WebInACanRes to book online guest
|Wednesday, September 20 - Today was a long
drive of 130 miles on I-5 through southern Oregon then over the
[4300 feet] to
Yreka, CA. I have stayed a number of times at the
Yreka RV Park. In space E4, elevation 2,661 feet. Will be here for two days.
|Coming down I-5 from the
mountains there is a
vista point about 4 miles north of Yreka.
Today there were high clouds covering the Shasta Valley.
Mount Shasta is off to the left but covered with clouds.
|A Google Earth View of I-5
heading south showing the
is visible in the left portion of the photo.
|Saturday, September 16 - Today I drove
the 100 miles south on I-5 to the
RV Park in Myrtle Creek, OR. On pad 43, elevation 687 feet. This park uses
for their web site. I have stayed here a number of times before.
The new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox made its first trip in flying
|New Chevy Equinox - First Trip