Salt Point One Last(?) Time

In January, we went to Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast. It was last day of our state park pass. (We were not renewing. That may seem odd for this is one of our favorite parks, but we just don’t go to state parks that often. We’re very provincial with our regional park pass.) But…

Poking Around Petaluma Marshes

  I was still not walking much in January this year, but we wanted to check how the water levels were doing at Ellis Creek and Shollenberger Park in this wet winter. Due to the drought for years the area had been painfully dry and not much use to migratory birds. Ellis Creek On the…

Walking Jack London

Well, this trip was also a while ago but intervening new knee, broken leg and election that all behaved badly – it’s taken too much time to write again. For the lowdown on where I’ve been or not been this past year please see Not Walking. Jack London State Historic Park We love London State…

Walking Ukiah

Well, this trip was a while ago but intervening new knee, broken leg and election that all behaved badly – it’s taken time. For the lowdown on where I’ve been or not been this past year please see Not Walking. I’ll start with last fall’s trip to Ukiah, an hour north of Santa Rosa, CA.…

Not Walking

Some of you may have wondered where have I been. Certainly not on my blog. Apparently when I had my knee replaced last July, the doctor also removed my interest in writing. With little walking there wasn’t much to write about. The recovery was slow. I had too much pain. But we were going places…

New Coastal Prairie Trail

Seems I have lost a post about a new trail connecting the Bodega Bay Community Center to the Bodega Dunes in 2014. A gentle wide trail of packed sand and gravel makes it an easy for us challenged walkers, those looking to add to their hikes and a those wanting a safer bike ride. At least…