Bay Trail Walk at Old Air Base

We visited the old Hamilton Air Base in Novato last week (June 2016), this time after appreciating the updated observation post, we headed north. As part of the wetland restoration, the dike was breached in April 2014. Now water is everywhere. We saw a few birds. June and late morning is probably not the best bird…

Walking Above Glass Beach

On our way back from Oregon last week, we stopped in Ft Bragg for another visit. We walked from Pudding Creek and went as far as we could – about 4 miles round trip. The south and north trails are not yet connected. At Glass Beach we saw many abalone divers – looking like Ninja Turtles with…

Looking for Little Free Libraries

We were in Rogue River, Oregon (a small town between Medford and Grants Pass) on Memorial Day weekend. This little Free Library and home were well decorated. Do you have a little free library near you? The following was originally,  posted in November 2015 In my travels and in walking around town, I have found…

Walking Mt. Pisgah Arboretum, Oregon

While there is a Mt. Pisgah near Eugene Oregon, with plenty of trails – we insisted on walking the arboretum at the base of the 1,531′ Mt Pisgah. (Visit Lane County Park site for information on hill trails.) We studied the flower pictures and then went to look for them in the 209 acre arboretum. The…

Walking University of Oregon Campus – Eugene

We recently visited Eugene, Oregon again. The campus of the University is beautiful for its landscapes and buildings. While I was trying to take a picture of something, I turned around to find this amazing humungous flowering bush. This post from our visit to University of Oregon in Eugene was posted in August 2014. Visiting Eugene,…

Where Are the Peanuts?

I have posted about 50 different pictures of Peanut characters around Sonoma County asking you to tell me “Where are they?” Thanks everyone for playing and expressing the joy. What I missed: A reader, Isaac, suggested one on Bluebell Dr that I hadn’t captured – and there are many more. I caught this one in front…

Where Are the Peanuts?

Where is Snoopy? This is my last Peanuts statue – there have been about 50 that I’ve posted. I’m sure they’re more out there. Anyone? What have I missed?   Last week’s Statue This Lucy greets you at Legends restaurant at the Bennett Valley Golf Course. For those of you who don’t know, Charles Shulz,…