Category: California Central Coast

Have You Been to Twin Cities Hospital Since They Remodeled?

Twin Cities Hospital Entrance

If you haven’t been to Twin Cities Hospital since they remodeled, you just might get lost trying to find the emergency room. I have written an article to help you get reoriented before you have to get there in a hurry and it also describes some of the changes that will make your visit more pleasant.

Paso Robles Festival of the Arts 2011 Has Left the Park, but Not My Heart

Julia Munger Seelos participates in the plein air quick-draw competition

If you were unable to attend the 2011 Paso Robles Festival of the Arts, come along with me and see some of what you missed. Even I couldn’t see all of it. Even if you were there, your experience could have been totally different than mine, since there were so many choices of activities, and so much to see.

Technology as Art in Achievers: The Art of Engineering

This vehicle was parked right outside the Achievers exhibit entrance.

The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is a wonderful resource, and I enjoyed seeing the Achievers: The Art of Engineering exhibit there today. I share a bit of what I saw and learned in this post. I was also pleasantly surprised to see that our own Studios on the Park in Paso Robles compares very well to the art museum to the south.

Is It Winter or Spring in the North County?

Frost or hail on my Volvo in Templeton, CA, Feb. 27, 2011

It’s February 27, 2011, a Sunday, in Templeton and Paso Robles, CA, and it’s hard to tell if it’s spring or winter, with the ground wearing white and the trees dressed in pink blossoms. But by afternoon, the weather is perfect for a visit to the Sculpterra Winery and Sculpture Garden.

A Short Trip to See the Elephant Seals Near San Simeon

Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas Beach, February 13, 2011

There’s nothing like a trip to the coast to see the elephant seals and watch the beach sunset to revive one’s spirit. A walk to the end of the pier in San Simeon was part of a detour along the way north, and then I took a photo walk looking south toward the lighthouse. Finally we drove south again to capture the elephant seals with my cameras.