Category California

Reflection on Desolation Wilderness

Last weekend’s backpacking trip into the Desolation Wilderness was a boost for my soul. 

Photo Essay: Spring Wildflowers

I am constantly reminded of why I call the San Francisco Bay Area home. The Bay has been my “home” base for almost 8 years. And for oh so many good reasons…

Tips on visiting Big Sur

Big Sur, the words evoke an image of a wild California coast and it is exactly that…

Unexpected adventure in Marin

Just last week, I took myself on a little jaunt in Marin… part errand and part planned hike, but in the end, it was unexpected adventure that left me exhilarated and alive…