I’d wanted to paint an enormous twisty old oak (or whatever) but it didn’t go right. I liked the stop sign.
We spent the weekend in the Santa Barbara wine country with new friends.
When I have my periodic fantasies of leaving the city and moving someplace quiet, the Santa Ynez Valley is high on my list, along with Catalonia and the ghetto parts of Italy.
I love the peaceful, beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, high over Santa Barbara.
In the mountains above Santa Barbara.
Shadows on the hills in the Santa Ynez Valley, in Santa Barbara County, California. Such beautiful farming country.
A glorious day in the Santa Ynez valley, in the mountains above Santa Barbara, California.
In the Santa Ynez Valley, in the mountains above Santa Barbara. Beautiful place, with rolling farmland and otherworldly mountains rising above.
The rolling hills above Santa Barbara, dotted with California oaks and livestock.