Mendocino - November 2005

This was a "boys trip." I went up to Mendocino with my friends Sam and John. We all worked together in the 80's and 90's and have remained great friends over the years. From time to time we get together to catch up and bond.
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Surfs up.
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As you can see the ocean was fairly active this morning.
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A rare site, a DC 3 heading south.
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Redwood trees. This is a beautiful 45 minute drive from the vinyards to the cottage.
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John, a friend so close we are like brothers.
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This is the hotel where "Same Time Next Year" with Alan Alda and Ellen Burnstein was filmed.
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Huge waves.
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Near the Navarro Vinyards.
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A nearly full moon. Photo taken from the cottage.
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The sun setting. Photo taken from outside the restaurant.
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There is a really nice restaurant right outside of Mendocino that we decided to go to once we got sick and tired of our cooking.
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Sam and John.
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This little character takes care of the cottage.
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I took this photo at 2 a.m. There was a full moon with full cloud cover and the fog was rolling in.
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The northern California coatline.
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Photos taken and not a drop spilt of the bourbon. A true professional.
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John on his way down to the cove to take some photos.
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My best friend and mentor Sam. Much of what I have been able to accomplish in life is due to this wonderful man.
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If you look closely you will see a hawk in the middle of the photo out looking for his dinner.