Old barns, new Harleys


Here’s the old barn on our cousins’ ranch in Potter Valley. Cousin Robin and son-in-law Dave have decided it has to come down: the other three sides, the roof and timbers that support it, are pretty beat up.

Naturally, photographer I love this structure: it makes for wonderful photos. Dave and Karen think its a mess, but, this is a ranch, after all, complete with the usual accumulation of ranch stuff – I’ve seen far worse on nearby spreads. This is the good side that faces away from the weather… 1:45:39 PM


Scott tweeted about this 2-page ad for Harley-Davidson in the New York Times’ biz section on Sunday. On Saturday, on our drive up to Potter Valley, I snapped the picture above of a trio of Harleys parked in front of the Bluebird Cafe on route 101 in Hopland. The silver machine is a VRSC, Harley’s latest design. It comes in a version called the V-Rod Muscle: which has it’s own distinctive ad campaign. I guess you could say both ads are ‘provocative,’ each in its own right… 2:13:40 PM


About Chris Gulker

Chris Gulker, a self-described Infuential Blogger, lived in Menlo Park, California with spouse Linda. He passed away in late October 2010.
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3 Responses to Old barns, new Harleys

  1. Janice & Bruce Rockel says:

    Thanks for sharing pictures of your visit to Potter Valley…thinking that’s our David going into the barn!

  2. cg says:

    That’s Dave… but it could as well be Tyler – he’s so grown up now…

  3. grakov says:

    I want to quote your post in my blog. It can?
    And you et an account on Twitter?

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