I saw my very first artichoke fields, and yes, was enough of a tourist to take photos. We stopped at this little roadside stand and Ana and I ate fried artichoke hearts - YUMMY! We brought some fresh artichokes home too and later Ana gave me a lesson on the best way to enjoy this treat! We also enjoyed pizza right on the beach from Pizza My Heart - complete with a commemorative t-shirt! Last thing that evening, we stopped at a great frozen yogurt place and I enjoyed Key Lime and Cheesecake frozen yogurts topped with fresh pineapple and sliced almonds. Mmmmmmmm good. Laughter with a friend, beautiful places, and tasty treats - the makings of an amazing afternoon exploring a new part of California! For a peak at lots more photos from my recent California adventure - check my Facebook page.