It all started with a kite… A spontaneous Father's Day gift idea thought of by my daughter.  That lead to a spur-of-the-moment decision to head to the beach- Point Reyes Station – and our favorite breakfast spot; The Pine Cone Diner.

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There are several excellent restaurants to choose from in this quaint town…  But the homey charm, as well as old-school hash browns, dark strong coffee and homemade jam keep us coming back.  We were so hungry, there was no time to take any food photos! 
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Driving along the stretch of beach towns- Point Reyes, Inverness and Tomales Bay I can't help but be reminded of Cape Cod.  A very West Coast version though… 

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Lots of authentic boho…

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Travelers passing through… Biker Dave and his dog Sprocket…

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Plenty of delicacies to choose from for a picnic or to stock the pantries of the summer homes. Above is the building that contains the award-winning Cowgirl Creamery.
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The triple cream "Mt. Tam" is one of my all-time favorite cheeses.  It's shipped to gourmet groceries throughout the country, so if you happen to spot it, do give it a try!

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The creamery sells everything needed for a gourmet picnic.  

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My crew and I arrive at the beach.  Unfortunately, no wind for kite flying, but still a perfect day!
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Summer is here!
  

 

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