One of our goals this summer was to take our son to see a lighthouse. There are a few in
A highlight of any visit to Point Reyes National Seashore, on the California coast, thirty miles north of San Francisco,
Frisbee… such an inexpensive, simple game, and so easy to play anywhere! Fun!! Photos taken at Drakes Beach, July 26th,
Flowers, Drakes Beach, Point Reyes National Seashore…
Check out this insect we saw on Thursday while walking on the Kule Loklo Trail in Point Reyes. Anyone know
I couldn’t resist this! Butterfly walks are offered by Sally Levinson, aka Caterpillar Lady, the 4th Tuesday of each month
Yesterday… a hummingbird. Today… flowers. Tomorrow? Butterflies! Taken at the Botanical Gardens at UC Berkeley, July 24th, 2012.
Taken July 24th, 2012, at the Botanical Garden at UC Berkeley
A couple weeks ago, Let’s Go Chipper posted instructions about how to create a box for storing a rock collection
I associate summer with water. My childhood summer days were spent mostly in the pool, splashing around with friends, jumping
A visit to the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco has been on our to-do list for a couple months,
What an incredible selection from the tropics. Beautiful gardens, worth a visit! Interested in going? The Conservatory of Flowers is
We have a new bird visiting our yard this week. And it’s a pretty one… a female Black-Headed Grosbeak. Apparently
While visiting Redwood Regional Park in Oakland yesterday morning, I made a fun discovery. We were meeting friends for some
I want to send out a big thank you to everyone who voted for me in the Circle of Moms
… is what my son loves to do best. Day One Day Two On a dirt road, somewhere near Truckee,
While at Lake Tahoe on Friday, we drove over the border into Nevada and hiked down to a relatively secluded
“Nature, like a kind and smiling mother, lends herself to our dreams and cherishes our fancies.” Victor Hugo *** Or
Kolb Park, Dublin, California
Enjoyed a lovely several days near Lake Tahoe. The wildflowers are still beautiful!
Summertime fun… a secret swimming hole with a natural water slide… on the South Fork of the Yuba River, somewhere
Looking for nature-oriented indoor fun to do on a too-hot or a rainy day? Try the local rock climbing gym!
What child could resist playing hide and seek in this redwood forest? Can you find them? At Roberts Regional Park,
I’m currently reading the book, What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World, by Jon
Yesterday, I wrote about our visit to the Randall Museum (see post here… “The Randall Museum, San Francisco”). Whenever I
The competition for the “Top 25 Photographer Moms – 2012” contest is almost over. Voting closes July 10th at 4:00pm
The Randall Museum in San Francisco was created to be a place where children can handle, see, and learn about
The best way for me to relax and unwind is to head out the front door for a walk with
Two last images from our trip to Yosemite last week… Have a lovely weekend!
My favorite hike to do in Yosemite National Park with our five-year-old son, so far, has been Sentinel Dome. Every