Fabulous weekend on the California Coast (between Mendocino and Elk), here are the pictures.
http://www.stevengrant.com/hhgetaway/index.htm (use the orange arrow to scroll through). I know the picture of cat signage is terribly illegible and I am truly sorry as it is the only object I ever considered nicking from a hotel room.
More on this little adventure later. Thousand glittery hummingbirds of various sizes of in militant formation.