Spring is not what one expected this year. It seems we’ve been dodging storms since December to get in a good walk. But memory is short. I’d just walked around Spring Lake in sunshine on Saturday with a friend and her dog. (A fine dog walking place it is. I just haven’t had time toContinue reading “Walking on the Flat in Rohnert Park”
Want to get to a parking lot where you can watch migrating whales? Or see the surf pound against crevassed rock? Or walk a trail with scenic ocean and coastal views? With wildflowers at your feet? Follow the signs to Westside Park and Bodega Head off of Hwy 1, north of the town of BodegaContinue reading “Bodega Head-Whales, Rocks & Flowers”
We headed south, avoiding Hwy 101, admiring the green hills of Petaluma. It was doing its best to look like Ireland. Pastures and hills dominated our vision.
The last two times we’ve been to Doran Beach on Bodega Bay, it’s been high tide with huge waves. While not great for beach walking, it’s great for water and people watching. Surfers have been out in force.
Meanwhile back to walking… On last Sunday’s walk I was greeted with much singing. By birds. Robins to be exact. They sat at the top of bare branched trees and occasionally flew off in groups and landed not far away. What the attraction was, I have not been able to determine. They didn’t seem toContinue reading “Winter Walk by Santa Rosa Creek at Willowside”
I love to walk but I’m not a fanatic about it. I want to enjoy nature and not check that my heart rate was elevated 84.7% for exactly 10 minutes and 27 seconds. I have had plantar fasciitis in both feet and arthritis in both knees. Taking care of those problems as much as IContinue reading “Introduction to Walking”