Boysen Berry Farm – Orland, California

One of our family’s favorite activities is visiting farms to pick our own food. Last weekend, we took a day trip to the Boysen farm to harvest some of their heritage boysenberries. According to the website, boysenberries were invented in 1923 by Rudy Boysen, when he crossed blackberries and loganberries. According to Wikipedia, loganberries are … Continue reading Boysen Berry Farm – Orland, California

Lake Siskiyou, California (2021)

Our youngest kiddo, age 7, requested a camping trip to Lake Siskiyou for his birthday this year. Happy Birthday B! We had a great weekend! Lake Siskiyou Campground is one of my most favorite camping places ever. Lake Siskiyou Campground The lake is so serene and Mt. Shasta in the backdrop is beautifully majestic. Lake … Continue reading Lake Siskiyou, California (2021)

Closing Time

It seems that lately, whenever I'm flooded with emotional situations, I suddenly start thinking in song lyrics from my growing-up years. The song below is the one that is currently stuck in my head. Closing Time (song by Semisonic) lyrics Closing time, open all the doorsAnd let you out into the worldClosing time, turn all … Continue reading Closing Time

Seeding Plane – (almost) Wordless Wednesday

This plane flew directly over our jeep as we were driving home and we heard it drop a few seeds on the roof as it was headed over the rice paddies. Crop duster/seeding planes fly so low to the ground. It’s crazy! And that’s how they grow rice kiddos. Too cool! 😎