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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Winter at Sea Ranch

Always beautiful and romantic.

If you have never been to the north coast of California in winter, you are missing a real treat. On a rare sunshiny Sunday we headed to Sea Ranch for a two night get-away. We stopped in Sebastopol to have brunch at our favorite restaurant, The French Garden. Fresh green vegetables, honey, and farm eggs filled a small farmers' market in the parking lot. The blue green ocean at Bodega Bay reminded me of the ocean at Hawaii. It sparkled, but it was as calm as a large lake.

Our room was ready when we arrived at the Sea Ranch Lodge. I opened the window, lay down on the window seat and let the sun bathe me in its warmth while the cool breeze blew softly over my face. What a wonderful place. No T.V. to watch the Oscars event. We watched the sun wiped out by an incoming storm as it was trying to escape on the horizon.

The next day it rained. We read books, talked, and cuddled. These are the things that help keep romance alive. Try it.


  1. You make the ocean seem within distance - even though it's a couple hundred miles away - with your descriptive post. I don't covet your time there, but I wish we had been there and you had been somewhere even nicer. (That gets me out of the "covet" category. We're headed for Fresno this coming Monday, then a few days later, to Merced. No ocean views, but Mt. Shasta sort of makes up for it. Jim and Marilyn

  2. Jim and Marilyn DickinsonMarch 8, 2011 at 1:12 PM

    How do we access your questionairre/survey?

  3. Here are the 6 questions:
    1. Where and when did you meet?
    2. How long have you been together?
    3. How soon did you know he/she was the one?
    4. What was most helpful to keep romance alive?
    5.What was a stress point in your relationship and how did you work it out?
    6.What do you like best about your relationship?