Northern California – Trip to Tehama Angus Ranch (June 2014)

This June the Avrit side of the family had a family reunion, and we were lucky enough to be able to join… I had been dying for another California visit so, needless to say, I was so thankful we could go.

First stop, Sonoma, CA to visit Grandma & Grandpa. DSC_0698 2 DSC_0702 3 They have a loaded garden. Watermelon, corn, lemons & oranges. Grandma makes to die for jellies, curds and jams… DSC_0722 17 Next stop, Fenton’s. If you’ve seen Up, you’ve seen Fenton’s, you just might not have known it. 🙂 DSC_0737 29 and no, i did NOT eat that entire ice-cream.

(I’ve been eating better, working out regularly… and man, seeing this really makes me see the difference.)
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Headed north!

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So, once we got to the ranch and parked, we were walking towards the house and we got buzzed by a little plane! It was Jonathan’s uncle, just having some fun. I think we could see him laughing at our faces from the ground.

Within the next 20 minutes, Jonathan was up there flying around.

This is their take off.
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I didn’t feel brave enough to go flying until the next day and his cousin took me up, and I cannot describe how amazing it is to see the world like that. Probably as close as you can get to being a bird, without parachuting or hang glinding.

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Piggy – pig.

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Jonathan’s aunt was determined to get me to try all sorts fruit this week, and I ended up loving all of it! I was even eating blackberries with milk and sugar. SO good.

Nothing i’ve seen this far in my life is as pretty as Northern California. Especially the fruit.

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Dinner! Outside! DSC_0867 101

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We can’t eat dinner outside in the south…. you will get eat up with mosquitos, and yes, the phrase is, “eat up”.

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Grill talk.

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Andrew loves Michael.

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We had a mini-family reunion, here. DSC_0936 138

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Can someone please make this famous photo? I love this so much! ^^

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After dinner we went four-wheeling, my love.

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bruddas! (Scaring the cows)….

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Madeleine on a four-wheeler for the first time. She just kept screaming. 🙂

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A’mond trees.

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