Friday, October 30, 2015. Mechanic and Handyman Jesus Cendjas on Lincoln Avenue in Calistoga, CA
9:45 AM, Thursday, October 29, 2015. e-commerce coordinator and retail marketing wunerkind, Gabriella Martin, Calistoga, CA.
5 PM, Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Vintner Vince Tofanelli, Calistoga, CA “I was born here and I have been in the wine business all my life…I live 13 miles out of town and love being in the country…my only worry is my retirement…I don’t have much of a safety net.”
5 PM, Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Manuel Rodriguez and his 13 year old son, Adan, play catch in the driveway in Calistoga just minutes before the start of Game One of the World Series. “This year we’re rooting for Kansas City…this is their year…they deserve it.”
6 PM, Monday, October 26, 2015. “I just arrived here from Hawaii… eventually, I would like to be a real estate broker.” -Rich Littlefield, Server at Solage, Calistoga.
5:30 PM, Sunday, October 25, 2015. The Texas Tipsy Chicks (with a little attitude) from Austin and participants in the Ragnar Relay Napa Valley the day after the finish in Calistoga, California.
11:30 PM, Saturday, October 24, 2015. Saint Helena residents Leslie and Christopher with their English bull dog, Edward Bear, leave Calistoga’s Saturday Market.
2 PM, Friday, October 23, 2015. I love the character of so many people in this valley. People like Dean Walters…you can see the wild entrepreneurial spirit in his eyes. He is an agent, broker & Purveyor of wine and Champagne related Antiques and, clearly, a man who loves his work.
6 PM, Thursday, October 22, 2015. Landscape Associate, David Rabon, looks for customers who may need assistance at the Home Depot in Santa Rosa, CA “I am retired military and a retired accountant…I work here part time and I love it.”
4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 21, 2015. Gallery owner Carlo Marchiori on a walk around the block with his dog, Togo, Calistoga.
5:45 PM, Tuesday, October 20, 2015. “Little Father” Fr. Sergious Gerken travels the country visiting centenarians. And, while he once headed the Russian Orthadox church in Calistoga, he now lives and practices in Hernando, Florida. Father Gerken spent eight years at the Simonopetra Monastery at Mt. Athos, Greece where he learned to begin each day at 4 AM , a practice to which he still subscribes.
4 PM, Monday, October19, 2015. “When I bought this house in 1989, my twelve year old son explained: ‘ I can’t believe you bought this dump!’ Now, he can’t wait for me to die.” -Retired Architect Tim Wilkes with his wife, Leslie, on the porch of their 115 year old home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.
9:15 AM, October 18, 2015. “My garden was not the best this year…like me, I think the soil is all played out.” -Neighbor and gardener Orvil Riedberger works his gardens on a Sunday morning in downtown Calistora.
8:30 AM, Saturday, October 17, 2015. “I live in the trailer park…I like the big trees but the management keeps tight controls…I’m selling my home…it’s too close to the highway.” -Lucie with her dog, Sierra, Rancho de Calistoga.
5 PM, Friday, October 16, 2015. “I started cutting hair in high school…I think a hair cut should be more than just getting a hair cut…there needs to be a personal connection, don’t you think?” -Neighbor, hair dresser and Calistoria historian, Richard Hayman, in his shop in downtown Calistoga.
5:15 PM, Thursday, October 15, 2015. Elvia Maldonado at her front door in Calistoga, California. “We moved here from Mexico 15 years ago…my mother loves Calistoga because its so quiet…she has never learned to speak English.” -Cecilia Maldonado
5:30 PM, Wednesday, October 13, 2015. “I’m an organic farmer from Kentucky…my husband grew up here in the family wine business and he now manages a winery. This place is a lot more expensive than what I’m used to…my husband’s parents own this house…it’s very small but we would like to afford to buy it and, hopefully, add on to it some day.” -Mackenzie Gilley with her daughter, Joanie, Calistoga, CA.
6:15 PM, Tuesday, October 13, 2015. Tito Garrido and Rubin Calderone with Jim Rice Painting pack up after completing a house painting project in Calistoga.
2 PM, Monday, October 12, 2015. “My grandmother was adopted in Alaska and moved to California as a child…our family is one of the few Tlingit families in Sonoma County.” -Professional movers and Tlingit cousins, Justin Sapien and Blake Isbell, after delivering our housewares from Alaska to our new home in Calistoga.
5 PM, Sunday, October 11, 2015. “If anyone comes close to Buddy with bad intentions, he shows his teeth…he is very intuitive.” -Massage/Hypnotherapist Liza Xavier, with her dog, Buddy, in downtown Calistoga.
6:30 PM, Friday, October 9, 2015. “I just broke up with my girl friend…she didn’t want to leave Ohio.” -Pact Seman E3 Logan Bradley from Cincinnati during a layover in Seattle, on his way to his first deployment to Pearl Harbor.
7 PM, Thursday, October 8, 2015. Artist Crystal Kaakeeyaa Whorl Demientieff at the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Convention in Juneau, Alaska.
7 PM, Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Four year old dancer, drummer and member of the Thunderbird Clan, Thea Duncan performs at the SeaAlaska Heritage Center during the Alaska Tourism Industry Association Convention in Juneau, Alaska.
4:30 PM, Tuesday, October 6, 2015. “We have attended the Texas State Fair for each of the past 28 years…it’s America’s largest State Fair.” -Bill and Jane Moore at SeaTac Airport and on their way home after a trip to the Texas State Fair.
7:45 PM, Monday, October 5, 2015. Four year old Mya Shuler prepares for battle prior to bed-time in Martinez, California.