Category: hiking

  • we are all a work in progress

    we are all a work in progress

    Before we moved to California, James and I had a lot of conversations about what life might be like once we got here–how much we’d miss our families and friends (a lot), whether we’d find a restaurant that serves queso (no), if we’d have extravagant utility bills (luckily, no), if our house would be big enough to hold […]

  • 10- year blog anniversary: people and places

    Today is my blog’s 10th birthday. This is the last historical listicle. It might seem odd to honor the memory of someone you love by making a bacon monstrosity, but Mason would have approved. In fact, he would have been there eating it with us if he could have. I always knew I’d eventually go to the […]

  • Mill Creek Redwood Preserve

    Mill Creek Redwood Preserve

    Mill Creek Redwood Preserve Mill Creek Redwood PreserveBottcher’s Gap Campground

  • Point Sur Lighthouse

    Last night we went on a moonlight tour of Point Sur Lighthouse in Big Sur. They do the nighttime tours once a month or so, to coincide with full moons. You can’t make a reservation. Instead, you park just off Highway 1 on the west (ocean) side of the road near the gated entrance, each […]

  • Palo Corona Regional Park

    More information about Palo Corona Regional Park can be found here. The takeaway: Our hike was 6.2 miles total, following the Palo Corona trail to its end at Animas Pond, plus a little bit of wandering around in between. We stopped for a picnic at Inspiration Point, sitting at the picnic table under the big […]

  • Point Lobos State Natural Reserve

  • Big Sur Saturday