When my sweetheart asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday, I realized I wasn’t in a party mood this year. After due thought, I said, “I want to go look at the ocean.”
And since the Pacific Ocean is handy, that’s what we did.
Here’s a view from the cliff above:
After we left that beach, we took a drive down Stage Road, off of Highway 1. This is apparently the old stagecoach route to the little town of Pescadero. The last seven miles or so were very narrow and windy, but through lovely trees and such. We had a late lunch there of duck egg quiche, which was quite tasty.
And then we went back for another look at the ocean. Here’s Jim looking at the rock formations:
On the way home, we stopped along Skyline Drive at Alice’s Restaurant. (No, it’s not the original one from the song — that one was in Massachusetts — but it was inspired by the song.) This sign was posted in the women’s bathroom: