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The Ugly American
Sunday, March 18, 2007
  I know I haven't been keeping up with this lately...

So, here are a few pics from my last two trips...


I've become fascinated with the redwood trees in northern California. There's a small grove a redwoods not to far from where I am in Santa Rosa...the biggest one being this Colonel Armstrong...





It really is difficult to show you in pictures how monstrous these trees really are...I mean, yeah...I'm a little round...but damn!




So today, I drove up to Eureka, CA. It's a few hours away, but it was worth it. I'm using this picture with a car in it to try to show you how big these trees are. This pic was taken on a road they call Avenue of the Giants...and man...they are giants!
I mean...come on...these trees are so big that the clover that grows under them is outrageous!
Actually...it's not clover...it's called redwood sorrell...but it sure looks like clover...and on St. Paddy's day too!
 
Comments:
I think they should have made Colonel Armstrong a classier sign than that. And not just resting on the ground. The Colonel deserves better.
 
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