Walking in Sonoma County…mostly

walking for those with bad knees, bad habits or bad attitudes

Frog Pond Wetland Stroll

With only a few parking spaces off a high speed road, access to Frog Pond Wetland Preserve in Monterey can be daunting. But please persevere. Friends had told us about … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bay Trail Walk at Old Air Base

Back for another piece of the Bay Trail, we started in Novato at Reservoir Hill Vista Trail. It’s on Hamilton Parkway and next door to reborn buildings of the old … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Walking more Bay Trail & the Napa River

Last week I did another walk with fellow-Walkabouters at the JFK Memorial Park along the Napa River. Tule Marsh used to dominate the area until the mid-1800s.  San Pablo Bay … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bay Trail & Napa River Walk

Last week we walked a new trail around a landfill in American Canyon. Sounds perfect, right? Well, it was beautiful to be along the Napa River and have views of … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wednesday: Walking News

Happy or unusual walking news. Click the headings to go to the article. Skaggs Island, snow art, Lake Sonoma and a little history. __________________ Somewhere in our future are more … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walking in Alman Marsh

Near the Petaluma River and Shollenberger Park is another place to walk – Alman Marsh. We recently accessed the trail from the parking lot of the Sheraton. Most of the … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 5 Comments

Walking in Moss Landing etc.

Moss Landing, CA on the Monterey Bay is an eclectic little town. Part fishing village, part research center (Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Moss Landing Marine Labs), part beach, … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 6 Comments

China Camp in Winter

I’ve come to love China Camp State Park for its sounds and sense of peace. The rustle of beach-pebbles pushed gently by the waves of the San Francisco Bay. Footsteps … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

Walking (or is it breakfast) in Suisun City

Seems that when we plan a trip to Sacramento, it now involves a stop in Suisun City for breakfast. But a stroll along the waterfront or a more adventurous walk … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 4 Comments

Thwarted Walking at Hudeman Slough

We hoped we’d found another flat walk in the low lands along the bay. Off of Hwy 121 south of Sonoma is Ramal Rd. and on an unmarked road is … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 12 Comments

Lynn Millar

I am a writer of short stories, poems, plays and two someday-they’ll-be novels.

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