Respite: November Days of Gratitude

I have to make this quick. We are pressed for time as we’re trying to leave early so as maybe to avoid traffic.  Who am I kidding? We’re leaving Southern California and I don’t know if there is ever a good time to avoid traffic here.  It’s getting that way in the Bay Area, too,…

In search of peace on Rt. 88

When you need to find respite — to find that place of calm — Rt. 88 through gold country California, might just be the road to take you there.  On this two-lane country road, expansive, golden fields dotted with dark green oaks, wind through Jackson and then Pioneer.  The road climbs up into forests of…