Introduction to Walking – Three Years Later

So, going forth, I’ll have a fifth. How did I get to that sentence? First, a suggestion to rewrite my first post. Second, a notice of my third anniversary on WordPress. And then the ordinal numbers and puns poured out. My first post was an Introduction to Walking. After three years of blogging many ofContinue reading “Introduction to Walking – Three Years Later”


Another Short Walk and Long Lunch

Time to go to the ocean again. We thought we could take a short walk at Salmon Creek – but the signs told us “no dogs” on beach. Back in the car down Hwy 1. Now, we had a good sign – the Bodega Bay Farmers Market was open. We even had our empty jamContinue reading “Another Short Walk and Long Lunch”

Two Walks at Gualala Point

Meanwhile back on Hwy 1 heading to Gualala. After lunch and lounging at Stillwater Cove, we continued north – stopped at Salt Point to check the plumbing (bathroom at coast parking lot still closed.) Access at Fisk Mill is sadly closed. (As of summer of 2014 Fisk Mill is open again!)

Ragle Ranch – Is it park or nature?

Not too far from downtown Sebastopol is a Sonoma County Regional Park. Ragle Ranch provides both a ‘city park’ with sports fields and group picnic areas and a bit of ‘wild nature’ for people to explore. We’re more the bit of ‘wild nature’ people so we started our walk near the Peace Garden. A wideContinue reading “Ragle Ranch – Is it park or nature?”

The Point is – Gualala

Gualala Point has been a frequent walking place for us. This 195-acre Regional Park provides some of the best and longest flat walks in Sonoma County. Monday, June 14, was cooler than the previous two days. Early in the morning it was relatively calm for this often windy spot along the coast. After following the pavedContinue reading “The Point is – Gualala”

Crane Creek Regional – Most Improved Park

I hadn’t been to Crane Creek Regional Park in a number of years. Then it seemed barren and hot with an impossible hill. Mike reminded me the Buckeye trees would be blooming. He had enjoyed walking here when he worked across the road at HP. It is also a great place for hawk watching.