Santa Rosa, California
Before leaving town, Don and I made a stop at the Redwood Empire Ice Arena. We remembered coming to the ice rink nearly 35 years ago, hoping to catch a glimpse of Charles Schulz, ice skating.
Warm Puppy Cafe
Although the famous cartoon artist skated at the rink regularly, we didn't see him on our visit years ago. This time, there was no hope of a sneak peek, but we saw lots of Snoopys ... in the Warm Puppy Cafe, with views of hockey players on ice!
We left the cafe and noticed the "Abbey Road" image painted on the walkway. A gracious employee noticed us studying the flat, painted images and insisted we pose for a photo. What a playful way to end our Peanuts Adventure!
There are a lot of people out there who are in need of mental health support, these days. And certainly all of us could use the comfort of a warm puppy!