We went to San Francisco for some business and some fun.
Here's a view of Alcatraz from our room at the Hotel Drisco. Love the tradition of seasonal doorway decor. This detail is from the Medical Building we visit and here, the marvelous futuristic angles of the international terminal at SFO.
Recently, we went to the San Fernando Valley for the memorial for Josh's dad.
We stayed at the iconic Sportsmen's Lodge where this lamp sort of sums up the ambiance. We breakfasted at the classic Googie style Twain's, visited Alex's house, and then moved on to the Group Repertory Theater for the gathering. Here's a slide show:
Every year, when the river gets low, water that normally goes to the turbines at the hydroelectric plant gets sent down to the fish hatchery instead. The water is released from a spillway in a huge waterfall and and tumbles down the side of the mountain ending up at the hatchery. It's a great hike too.