Archive for California

Photo of the Week – Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch on Route 66
Oro Grande, CA

Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch

Late Night Poi Spinning in Playa Del Rey

Here is a short video of Jazz spinning her “Poi” on the beach at Dockweiler RV Park in Playa Del Rey, California. This was our last overnight before we completed our Route 66 road trip at the Santa Monica Pier.

We were both pretty tired but Jazz had to spin at least once on a West Coast beach! She is spinning Crystal Flow Poi and Pod Poi from If you would like to learn more about Poi, visit

Elmer’s Bottle Tree Ranch – Route 66

Check out this video of our trip to the Bottle Tree Ranch, which is a must see attraction on Route 66. The ranch is located on the National Trails Highway in Oro Grande, CA and has been maintained by Mr. Elmer Long for decades. Yet another reason to love the Mother Road!

Photo of the Week – The Haight

A year ago today, we were hanging out on “The Haight” in San Fransisco, where we took in authentic hippie culture and had some of the best Thai noodles ever at a restaurant called Siam Lotus!

Haight Ashbury San Francisco

Through the Window – Route 66 Arizona (Part 2)

In this installment, we are headed towards Needles, CA and the home stretch of Route 66!