Tall Ships in Bodega Bay

The tall ships are back. They should arrive in Bodega Bay late on April 13th. Events are planned for the weekend. For more information, click Press Democrat. These pictures Mike took are from 2013. Directions: 1818 Westshore Rd. Bodega Bay. From Highway 1 north of Bodega Bay, head to the ocean on Westshore. Need a walk?…

Another Revisit: Sonoma Valley Walk

We have often walked at Sonoma Valley Regional, as it is easy, wide and paved. We can keep dry in winter and can enjoy the wildflowers in spring. Last November, we noticed some blackberries had been cleared out of the creek bed near the entrance and something planted. From a distance we couldn’t quite manage to figure…

Walking Cloverdale River Park

This post was from February 2013. We’ve visited many times (Cloverdale) and it’s great for winter with its wide paved path. Going uphill to the cemetery will possibly be more soggy right now. Don’t forget it for the wildflowers in later in February and March. Cloverdale River Park follows the Russian River for a little…

Don’t Shy Away from Shiloh

The last time we walked at Shiloh Ranch Regional Park was before we started the blog (celebrating our 6th year soon). It’s a bit too hilly for us and dogs are only allowed in the picnic area. But that was just what we needed in Windsor on a gorgeous day and this picnic area had just…