Scrabbling Across The West Episode 18

Dave looks out on Lake Mendocino.

May 24th, 2016. Day 18.

Recorded at the Kyen Campground, Ukiah, CA.

A stump used as a fishing pier in Lake Mendocino.
A stump used as a fishing pier in Lake Mendocino.

Up early in Monterey, Stephanie got to talk to Ranger Brad (A reference to a movie “The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra”). California morning traffic and beautiful scenery. Wildlife placement for passing tourists, puppy rolling in venison.

Flowers in Cloverdale.
Flowers in Cloverdale.

Dave lost at Scrabble last night by only 30 points. Our neighbor’s truck makes an audio appearance.

Cloverdale coffee shop sign
We stopped in Cloverdale. We can prove it.

 

 

We stopped in Cloverdale for coffee and found a place to go to tomorrow called “The City of 10,000 Buddhas”. Dave may wear his Crocs to demonstrate his lack of pride. Tomorrow we will be moving on to the Giant Redwoods. Ranger Brad (from Winona) said that we should have done the Giant Redwoods first; now we will compare all trees to the Sequoias.

Lake Mendocino.
Lake Mendocino.
Dave looks out on Lake Mendocino.
Dave looks out on Lake Mendocino.

Moving on to Oregon after that and eventually Murphy, ID and Sheridan, WY, three of Dave’s favorite places. Stephanie talks about some of the disappointments in the booking process.

 

 

Baby Dinosaur.
A “baby dinosaur”.
Butterfly cleverly hidden among the leaves.
Butterfly cleverly hidden among the leaves.

And then Scrabble.

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