From San Diego to Seneca Falls — A Three Week Adventure!

During the last three weeks of July, Pam and I are traveling across the United States in a rather circuitous route. We are exploring the Pacific Coast and the northern wilderness.

We take US-1 to US-2 from San Diego to Seneca Falls. Actually, it is really US-101/CA-1 and later just US-101. And we make some detours to keep close to the coast on two lane highways whenever possible. And we detour south off US-2 when we hit Glacier National Park, so we can explore Yellowstone, the Black Hills, and the Badlands. We head back north again when we hit the Missouri River and pick up US-2 in Minot (if it is not under water still). After Duluth, we veer north of 2 so as to follow the southern border of Lake Superior, and enter Canada in Sault Ste Marie. We follow the northern border of Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay through Canada, head down past Toronto, through Niagra, and finally head straight for our new home in Seneca Falls.

I plotted our route on AAA triptiks, but unfortunately, they do not share very well. I also plotted it roughly on google, but lost it somehow. Well, when I find it or reproduce it, I will let you know.

Here is our summary itinerary.

Thanksgiving at the Edgars


Pam and I are spending Thanksgiving with the Sacramento Edgars. We are staying with my cousin Larry and his family. Last night we had Aunt Judy, Uncle Bill, Aunt Karen, and cousin Debbie over, in addition to Stacey’s parents, and Karen’s mom. It was a houseful.

Everybody helped with dinner. In addition to turkey, we had cheesy mashed potatoes, squash casserole, green bean casserole, dressing, gravy (Debbie’s gravy was really good!), cranberry sauce, and some jello-marshmellow salad thing. It was all really good. My nephew Nicholas (5) had a whole drumstick. His sister (7mo) even chewed on it a little. Don’t tell CPS.

The big project was taking pictures for the Edgar and Associates website. The website is simple, elegant and very professional. The pictures needed to look like professional portraits, with proper lighting, a plain background, and no shadows. Really the lighting, the photos, and the edit/ retouch took most of the day. So here are the results.

(Larry wants Uncle C. B. (Dad) to notice that the men are wearing jacket and tie.)

We also took a great family shot that was a lot more casual:

Have a great Thanksgiving.