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Hike 26: Spring Lake Circumnavigation from Home

So I am giving up on these being in any sort of order… ah well, maybe “letting go” is a better way to put it. Whatever. I’m not sure what hangs me up about writing up some of these more … Continue reading

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still dry

The Lake Berryessa Glory Hole (official name Morning Glory Spillway, an open bell-mouth spillway) – high and dry in August 2021 – although, to be honest, I don’t pass by there on a regular basis, but the reservoir level does … Continue reading

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Hike 18: SLO and Pismo

This was a two-fer. OK, maybe two part is a better description. We were in San Luis Obispo to visit family, and were able to sneak it in. Well again, maybe sneak isn’t the best word, since both parts included … Continue reading

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drought

Unless you’ve been living under a rock – (which, apparently, some of my neighbors are – they are still watering their lawns. EVERY. DAY. WTAF?!) – you’re aware that California is experiencing a drought. After a seriously below average rainfall … Continue reading

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a good buddy…

the more I ramble, the more I realize the truth of this. and funny how the Universe works, I saw these two images – if not the same day – then very close to…

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Hike 20: Howarth Park

This was a filler/catch-up one, I guess you could say – I felt like I was sorta falling off the pace of at least one a week, but didn’t have the time or inclination for a Destination hike. Fortunately Howarth … Continue reading

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Hike 21: Weaver Lake

I had seen a Forest Service marker on a side road just before we got up to Weaver Lake, (the one in Nevada County), where we were camping for a couple nights. After dinner the first evening, we did go … Continue reading

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Hike 10: Mount Burdell

Another after work jaunt, and new to me spot – Mount Burdell. The website blurb has this to say: “Marin County’s largest open space preserve, Mount Burdell rises to a 1500 feet summit with panoramic views.” AND! The world’s best … Continue reading

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Hike 09: Annadel – Spring Creek, Live Oak, Orchard

This hike was back to my usual stomping grounds – Annadel! Through Spring Lake Park, and up Spring Creek Trail to Lake Ilsanjo. The morning sun sparkling through the trees was just splendid, and there were some surprising puddles. From … Continue reading

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Hike 07: China Camp

This was an after work jaunt in Marin, starting from behind Dominican College. I kinda think of it as China Camp, although that park may actually only be on the east side of the ridge, but it schmears into some … Continue reading

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