The Beautiful California Central Coast

This is my favorite stretch of Hwy 101—near Santa Ynez and Buellton. It personifies the golden, rolling hills of California, studded with Coastal Oaks. Am I sorry I left and moved to the desert? No.

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Of course the first thing we did was have a beach party with our dear friends Ron and Kay. Jim is digging a hole where we will build a campfire. Because it’s cold here.

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You’d never know it’s August—the beach is nearly deserted. Debby Mc, this one’s for you. The snowy plover is alive and well.

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The fog is gathering and bringing even colder air with it.

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But we have the fire to keep us warm. Ahhhh, a campfire—nothing better. NOW we’re camping! It turned out to be a beautiful evening.

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Of course you KNOW I’d play golf with my good friend Carolyn! I hit some great shots, and I hit some stinkers. WHY did I leave my windbreaker home…

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It’s so nice to see old friends, and golf is so much fun. Life is good. I think we need to spend every summer here.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Haven't been up the coast for a while--Gotta play golf--hope we can work something out--It's been hot here--but shot a 108--at Santa Anita--not too bad--miss you guys--Dinner and Golf-- What more could you ask?
Alan and Cheryl
Libby Fife said…
You need that windbreaker! I can practically feel the bone chilling effects of that fog!

Such a beautiful area too. Isn't Solvang around there somewhere? I seem to recall Beullton on the way down to that place.
Sue said…
So beautiful there....and wasn't it fun to put on the sweaters and cozy clothes again. ? Yes, we're learning that escaping from the heat might just be a good summer plan every year.