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a good day out

Thursday, February 27, 2014

I took the day off from work yesterday to spend time with my mom on her birthday. She and I don't get out together as often as we used to. When we do get out we tend to shop and eat, eat and shop.

Trouble with that is neither of us need a darn thing. So why go shopping? I suggested we do something different and we decided to go hiking at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve.

The reserve includes some historical adobes that were part of the estate of Juan Moreno back in the 1800s. We hiked the 2.2 mile trail in to see the adobes and walked the alternate route back out.

Everyone has to eat, so we went out for tacos after. I enjoyed 2 small tacos and a small order of black beans for a reasonable lunch.

This oak is at least 400 years old.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
4EVERADONEGIRL 3/4/2014 12:49PM

    I say all the time how I need to go there one of these days!!! :-) Sounds like a great day!

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VERSESTHATHURT 2/28/2014 10:07AM

    What a nice day! I really do need to find a place to hike around here.

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DNJEN471 2/28/2014 12:20AM

    What a great activity! I'll have to remember this when my mom's birthday comes around! Sounds like fun!

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SUEPERWOMAN 2/27/2014 7:00PM

What a wonderful day, I wish I were there with you both!
Good for you for changing things up.

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    Great way to have spent your day with Mom.

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ICEDEMETER 2/27/2014 4:45PM

    It sounds like the absolutely perfect day that you both deserved!

There's nothing like the serenity of a walk through history... I can almost feel the age of the oak in that photo...

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LAILATN 2/27/2014 4:42PM

    Lovely pictures - hurrah for getting outside and not spending money!

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SUBMOM2 2/27/2014 4:30PM

    What a great idea!

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ADARKARA 2/27/2014 3:05PM

    What a great way to spend time together!

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ERNOINACTION 2/27/2014 2:42PM

    Nice alternative to shopping! Glad you had a nice day off!

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FELINEBETTER 2/27/2014 2:40PM

    Good for you! A fun & healthy choice!! emoticon

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F70176555 2/27/2014 2:23PM

    Such a pretty tree! Glad you had a nice day out! Such a good stress reliever!

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SLIMMERJESSE 2/27/2014 1:54PM

    What a nice way to spend time with your mom on her birthday!

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