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Beach Livin’ in Capitola

This is just a little continuation of that Capitola weekend. As the valley heats up (to 102 last night … eek), I’m feeling the pull of the coast again. Where are you escaping to this summer?

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Getting cozy in The Jewel Box | Capitola, Calif.

On a weekend in January, when the waves should have been too cold to trample into and the sun should have been hidden in a misty haze, four girlfriends and I held ourselves up in a little beach town and … Continue reading

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Grabbing the brass ring | Beach Boardwalk

Last week was a busy one. Not only did I find myself camping on the beach in Northern California, I wound up spending a few days in Santa Cruz. I always find my inner tourist in Santa Cruz, where Downtown … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Santa Cruz

Sometimes, you just have to go to Santa Cruz for the day. I went last weekend and enjoyed a long drive, blue skies and a long walk through a few neighborhoods. I always thought I’d like to live in Santa … Continue reading

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Lunch on Saturn

While in Santa Cruz Sunday, we stopped in for lunch at Saturn Cafe, where comfort food is made vegetarian style (previously blogged here). I’ve been coming here since high school, when we’d stop here after days of body surfing. Not … Continue reading

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From mountains to the sea

Peace. Beauty. Friendship. Relaxation. That pretty much sums up this past Saturday. After our morning coffee and breakfast burritos, Grant drove us to Big Basin, near Santa Cruz/Boulder Creek, where the trees stretch to the sky and spread as wide … Continue reading

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santa cruz, too

These are a few more shots from Santa Cruz. Have a great weekend, and don’t forget to get away.

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