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What’s Growing At The Cottage No. 089

Western Trillium (Trillium ovatum). Although this flower is not growing in our garden but on our property wild. Trillium means ...
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Lunch at the Caboose

A new beachy roadside eatery just opened in a historic train caboose serving American classic comfort food. You must try ...
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Need a tooth pulled?

With the discovery of gold in 1848, adventurers flocked to California and some discovered they could make more money exploiting ...
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Surprises at your feet!

The winter rains provide an excellent opportunity to look for signs of mushrooms. 350 different fungi have been identified at ...
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The roadside barn doors are wide open once again!

Pick up a Pie Ranch lemon buttermilk, chocolate chess, or walnut pie! (pictured) Take it to the beach and watch ...
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Don’t forget to pick up some chocolate for Valentine’s Day!

Any holiday is a perfect excuse for some chocolate. Although, I eat it every day! Hey, it is a super ...
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What?! More rain our way??

Sam’s famous Clam Chowder is looking to hit the spot for me on this gloomy day and the next several ...
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The guided walks are back!

The rain has stopped so come out and see some elephant seal activity! Año Nuevo State Park is one of ...
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Update!

I did a post several weeks back on a praying mantis I discovered at The Cottage. I’m excited to report ...
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We’re safe!

Did you know many of the ingredients in common household cleaning products have been linked to asthma, cancer, reproductive disorders, ...
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The Immortal Elixir

A nice break from all the rain and power outages we’ve had. I stopped by Downtown Local yesterday for a ...
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Web of life

Weather forecast for today: A web of life we barely see if it was not wet with drops strung like ...
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