"Is that a few hours north of San Francisco?" I asked.
"Yes; they moved up there for my brother-in-law's job. How have you heard of Fort Bragg?"
"That's where one of my favorite breweries is!"
We consulted a bit on an embroidery project she was working on for the new baby, and went our separate holiday ways at nenmatsu. Though we started work again last week, today's the first day I actually saw her. And this is what she brought back for me:
[north coast brewery sampler]
Eep -- I can't wait to try them all!
I suggested to my coworker that if she wants to visit her sister and niece again, I am confident in my northbound driving, so maybe we can go together, stay a few days in Fort Bragg (so I can visit the brewery!) and hang out in SF or the Fort Bragg environs. She was enthusiastic. And the Presidents Day holiday is upcoming. It seems plans may be afoot.