The Heinlein Society presents… A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon Part 2

The Heinlein Society presents…
A Photo Tour of Bonny Doon
Part 2

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©Virginia Heinlein, used with her permission

Captions by William H. Patterson

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kitchen entrance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redwoods. The clear area at the base is what happens with redwood litter -- it's highly acidic, so nothing but another redwood can grow there; a major tree dies off and a ring of smaller trees grows around the area it used to stand. This is a young redwood -- I think it's the Aptos blue variety, but you can't really tell from the photo

 

 

 

 

greenhouse

 

flagpole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The pool, covered for winter

Pool and cabana

 

 

Steps to secure footing during the wet weather. There's a lot of clay in that soil, so it gets very slick during the rainy season

Exterior, side view of main entranceway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The laundry drying rack is on the right, Ginny used to prefer air-drying laundry whenever possible

This may be the "Commie Shed." When they bought the property, one of its features was a shed used during the 1950's to conduct surveillance on a communist cell nearby. They used it for garden implement storage.

 

 

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