Trip to Auburn.

I recently took at trip to Auburn, California to visit my Aunt Dot, cousins Lora, Andy and his wife, Mel, and my Mamie.  I went with Mom, Megan, Fletcher and Jane.  We had 4 generations under one roof and had so much fun.  We did what we do–played outside, picked vegetables from the garden, cooked, ate, swam, shopped a little, and took the train one day to San Francisco.  I am ready to return and am so grateful to Mamie and Aunt Dot for hosting our little tornado of a traveling group.

We picked fresh blackberries and made little pies.




We went for a hike.



We played with chickens and worked in the garden.

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We (Jane) admired Aunt Dot’s seashell collection and picked some out to take home.


We loved on each other.


We look the train to San Francisco for the day.

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We visited the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market.

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Admired the boats (and ate lots of suckers).


Saw the sea lions.


Walked the whole town.


Took in the culture.


Swam at Aunt Dot’s.

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Celebrated Meg’s 36th birthday.


Made friends with Klaus, the sweet, but shy German Shephard.


Made pancakes with blackberry sauce.


It was such a sweet trip!!


4 responses to “Trip to Auburn.

  1. You got all the highlights perfectly. Thank you for being our family storyteller. I love to read your posts!

  2. Bonnie Buchholtz

    You all look very European with your scarves!!

  3. Oh my gosh, lets go back right now. Such fun memories and I loved every minute!!! Thank you for these great pictures. Love You!

  4. Krystal Welch Sharrock

    I loved this post! Thank you for sharing your trip! What an amazing clan of women (and Andy, too!). Thank you for taking time to post your adventures. I can almost take the blackberry pie!