We just returned from a much deserved and appreciated vacation in glorious California!! It came at the perfect time...a time when I would struggle to get out of bed in the morning...afraid to confront more ice, snow, and gray skies. Ahhh, saved by Sweet California!!
The beautiful farmhouse we rented in Sonoma sits next to a vineyard, and this was the view from one of the windows:
Although it was winter also in California, we delighted in the greenery and colors of flowering trees and shrubs: