Tag Archives: nature

Our Redwoods Nodded

This morning I was awakened long before the alarm went off. It was almost 6:00 a.m., although with the Fall Back of time on the weekend, it was almost 7:00 in the morning really. There was no light peeking through … Continue reading

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Open Trails For The New Year!

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Shadowed.” We were hiking on the Purisima Creek Redwood Open Space Preserve. We decided on taking it easy this time around. We chose the 7 mile loop recommended by the Bay … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Hitchhiker

This afternoon, I heard a gentle “ping” on my iPhone. My sister, Maj, had sent me a photo. It turns out, it was on the front passenger seat of their car while her son, Jonah, was driving around their environs. … Continue reading

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Still Not Convinced About Climate Change?

I was listening to All Things Considered two weeks ago, when the topic went to the melting of the world’s icecaps.  This has resulted in the mad rush for newly uncovered sites for oil and natural gas reserves.  And I … Continue reading

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Is It Spring Yet?

I came across Sydney’s posts, “Spring Has Come,” with all the lush greenery and bright flowers.  And then I went over his post, “A Corner of the Park,” where gardeners painstakingly maintain a 74 hectares to its pristine Zen-like beauty. … Continue reading

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