Oakland, Santa Rosa, SSR stickering and Mini-stonehenge.

Greetings from Santa Rosa, California!

Yesterday Paul and I flew down to Oakland, got a car and drove to 1984 Printing and spent about 3.5 hours hand stickering 2,000 copies of Stolen Sharpie Revolution with ISBN barcodes then carted them over to AK Press. Then we loaded the remaining 1,000 copies in the rental car, picked up a sewing machine at Jess’s parents’ house in Freement and headed north…. where we proceeded to get lost looking for Russian River Brewing.

Now I’m sitting outside a coffee shop while Paul has gone on a bit of a walk while we wait for thew brewery that everyone told us to check out opens so we can fill our growlers (fancy word for beer jug) and get on the road north. We hope to hit up Anderson Valley Brewery and North Coast before we hit Arcata tonight.

I guess this trip was business now turned pleasure! It’s a good thing too because out of the first shipment of SSRs that I got 2 months ago there are less than 50 left!

On the solstice my sister and I went to fake stonehenge. It is really a small scale stonehenge on the Columbia River in washington. We drove out there with her dog Coda and marveled at the silliness… we also realized that we were at the real Stonehenge 14  years earlier with our family. I thought Avesbury was cooler, but no body is going to build a fake Avesbury.

Here are some photos. This is Webly, Coda and I:

Webtar, Coda and I

Webtar, Coda and I

Mini Stonehenge, or Minihenge as my siser and took to calling it.

Mini Stonehenge, or Minihenge as my siser and took to calling it.

A Spaceman who was also visiting Menge.  Webly and I hid behind stones to take photos of him.

A Spaceman who was also visiting Menge. Webly and I hid behind stones to take photos of him.

Moar.

Moar.

Because the world needs more photos of me with windswept hair...

Because the world needs more photos of me with windswept hair...

We stopped at the Maryhill Museum first and let Coda start at Peacocks. They let me get really close and take pictures.  i even saw one fly!

We stopped at the Maryhill Museum first and let Coda start at Peacocks. They let me get really close and take pictures. i even saw one fly!

More photos of our Fake-Henge adventure can be found here if you are interested.

It is getting closer to the time for us to check out Russian River. Too bad I can’t drink because I have to drive! At least we can fill up growlers and take them with us.

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4 responses to “Oakland, Santa Rosa, SSR stickering and Mini-stonehenge.

  1. Actually, there are a few fake Aveburys. Just a lot more fake Stonehenges.
    http://replicahenge.wordpress.com/tag/avebury/

    • That’s really interesting! Are there any big enough to walk around in though. My sister and i keep talking about an awesome huge rock that we sat in and our parents took photos of us.

  2. No, no large ones that I know of. I think I know the rock you mean.

  3. Hi Alex,
    I’m glad you stopped by Stonehenge on your visit. Sounds like you enjoyed it. I just wanted to point out that it is actually a full-sized replica of Stonehenge…in case others are thinking of making the trip!

    Rachel
    Maryhill Museum of Art

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