This week Huell meets a group of dedicated fountain pen collectors, heads North to see the “Mothball Fleet”, and tries the sweetest, creamiest eggnog this side of the Sierra Mountains. You won't want to miss a minute of it! (For more information on these and other episodes - as well as a chance to purchase them - you can always visit Huell at www.calgold.com).
Thursday - November 19; 7:30pm: Pen Collectors - Huell meets a group of fountain pen collectors at their annual meeting.
Related: From our sister station in Pennsylvania, PBS 39 did this little story on the lovers of fountain pens:
Friday - November 20, 2009; 7:30pm: Suisun Bay - Huell visits Suisun Bay, home to one of the strangest fleets of ships you’ll ever see, the “Mothball Fleet”. These ships are part of our National Defense Reserve Fleet.
Related: Newsreel footage of the launching of the USS Iowa, a WWII battleship, decommissioned in 1991, it now resides at Suisun Bay, CA:
Saturday - November 21, 2009; 7:00pm: Hearst Ranch - Join Huell as he gets a tour of the 80,000 acre Hearst Ranch. He learns about its history and that it is still a working ranch you can even try some Hearst Beef!
Related: See the TV spot teaser of Huell’s visit to the Hearst Ranch:
Sunday - November 22, 2009; 7:00pm: Anza Borrego - Huell visits the Anza Borrego Desert State Park and community of Borrego Springs.
Related: An awesome little compilation music video of Anza Borrego set to good music:
Monday - November 23, 2009; 7:30pm: Printing Museum - Huell visits the International Printing Museum in Carson, a museum of the world’s most significant collections of antique printing machinery and brings it to life through working demonstrations and theatre presentations.
Related: Video of a typical, busy day at the International Printing Museum:
Tuesday - November 24, 2009; 7:30pm: Eggnog Update - Huell first visited Broguiere’s Dairy and found out that they make really good eggnog, so he’s back for a first hand look at how this wonderful drink is made.
Related: No stove? This Southern California gentleman demonstrates to the viewer how to make a raw-food eggnog:
Wednesday - November 25, 2009; 7:30pm: Clementine the Goat - Huell journeys to meet Clementine, the beloved pet of a Los Angeles farmer, and hear the story of this remarkable animal and the man who saved her.
Related: A video of two wonderful musicians playing an olde time song at the Los Angeles Farmer’s Market:
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