Category Buellton

Buellton Bike Weekend Spring 2021, Part Two

We met Tony over at Ellen’s Pancake House again for breakfast and although the oatmeal the day before was really good (with plenty of raisins, brown sugar, and walnuts to mix in) I went for two slices of French Toast and Joanna attempted to finish the Monte Cristo, a special of the day.  Her sandwich […]

Buellton Bike Weekend Spring 2021, Part One

April 16 – 19 As the pandemic begins to subside (as of this writing both Joanna and I are fully vaccinated) we can begin to pursue a more aggressive travel agenda, one that will fill the second half of 2021 much as we did in 2019 after our move back to Los Angeles.  We did […]

October Weekends, Part Two

October 16 – 18,2020 Less than a week later we found ourselves driving up to Buellton on Friday for a weekend of bike riding with a group of our riding friends in Los Angeles.  Five of us (Heather, Deborah, Cathy, Joanna and myself) met up in the parking lot of Pea Soup Anderson’s Inn before […]

Central Coast Wine Weekend, Part Two

October 10-13 Finished with breakfast, we all took off to meet Ann and Doug at our first stop of the day, Andrew Murray Vineyards.  Founded in 1990 when Jim and Fran Murray purchased 200 acres of fertile soil in the Santa Ynez Valley.  With their son and winemaker Andrew Murray at the helm, this Los […]

Central Coast Wine Weekend, Part One

October 10-13 A couple of weeks after our Bay Area trip we kicked off the start of what would be almost two solid months of travel by meeting friends from Charlotte, Ann and Doug and Diane and Keith, in the Central California wine region near Santa Maria. But first we drove out to Sheila and […]