Where Am I? #23 Winner

Several people answered quickly – but Dianne was first – in like 3 minutes. (Hard to gauge between too easy and too damn hard.) Ellis Creek is a great area near the Petaluma River. New trails south of Shollenberger Park went in several years ago. Sometimes in winter the connecting trail is a little soggy.…

Wednesday’s Play Festival News

Your invited! I think I have mentioned before that I write many things – so here’s an invitation from me to you. This spring, my short play, Crossed Connections, won production as part of Redwood Writers 5th Annual Play Fest. My play and five other plays will be performed May 22 to May 31 at…

Walking on the (Carquinez) Strait

The Carquinez Strait Regional Park is 1,400 acres along the Sacramento River that comes in two parts. A new section, the George Miller Trail opened last fall for walkers and bicyclists and connects the two sections. It is another portion of the Bay Trail. With views of the Sacramento River on its way to San…

Another Spring Walk at Garland Ranch

Last year we were a little earlier for the spring wildflowers and then the flowers are a little earlier this year – and yet we had another beautiful walk in Garland Ranch- Monterrey County. I can’t resist this kind of entrance to a park. There is a year-round entrance downstream. We went past the Visitor…

Where Am I? #22 Winner

Yes, another fast winner on this week’s “Where am I?” – Dianne was first. Well, she has hiked almost everywhere. Congratulations Dianne! Helen Putnam Regional Park, west of Petaluma, has some great views and this fish pond. Thanks everyone for responding.