Category Archives: travel

Along the Trail to Enderts Beach

There is an overlook along the coast south of Crescent City, California, adjacent to a trail head. This coastal trail, which is a part of Redwood National Park, leads to Enderts Beach and beyond. It is a short drive off … Continue reading

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Above the Marsh, Near the Bay

Sam and I spent this past Memorial Day weekend in Humboldt County, and while we were there visiting we managed to find time for our customary walk at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. We enjoyed perfect late spring weather … Continue reading

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Postcards from California’s Central Coast

On Mother’s Day weekend earlier this month, I drove across the state from the northern Sierra foothills near Auburn to the San Francisco Bay Area, and then down the coast to San Luis Obispo County. On the central coast leg … Continue reading

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Birding on the Bay, or What’s Black and White with Long, Pink Legs?

On a recent trip to the San Francisco Peninsula from the Sierra foothills across the state, I avoided the congestion of the interstate and took the less traveled route. Winding my way through the Sacramento Valley and Delta, I found … Continue reading

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Trinidad, California Beaches

Even on a cloudy day, Humboldt County beaches have a lot to offer. Here is the view looking northwest near Houda Point south of Trinidad. Below is nearby Camel Rock. College Cove is a popular, secluded beach just south of … Continue reading

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Moonstone Beach, a Humboldt County Gem

Growing up in California, I was always equally drawn to the mountains and the ocean. A trip to the beach from our house in the San Francisco Bay Area had me anxiously peering out the window of our Buick station … Continue reading

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Exploring the Foresthill Divide

Well, I’m patting myself on the back for getting out into the lovely early spring weather over the weekend. Now it is pouring much-needed rain, and the thermometer has plunged thirty degrees. Back to turtleneck weather. Sam and I drove … Continue reading

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