In California, many state parks are due for closure. Here are some photos from Bale Grist Mill SHP, that is still open on weekends.
Blogger is not letting me caption as I would like: these two captions go with the last two pictures:
Poison oak is so lovely in the fall.
The DR shirt meets a chef sculpture at the VMarketplace 1870, a former useful historic building in Yountville, Napa Valley, CA converted into trendy shops.
Terms that have entered the lexicon from grain milling: "fair to middling", "go against the grain", "a millstone around one's neck", "nose to the grindstone", "run-of-the-mill".
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