The season of beautiful sunrises is beginning. I so love this time of year.
Do to the events of 2020, we haven’t taken many trips this year, making our time in Yosemite last week feel extra special. Feeling thankful…
Autumn: Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve, San Ramon, CA
The challenge? WordPress Photography 101: A Pop of Color
Sunlight, Autumn Leaves Indian Joe Creek Trail, Sunol Regional Wilderness Photos taken November 30th, 2013 *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!
Thanksgiving Photos taken November 28th, 2013
Perry Family Pumpkin Patch, Fremont, California…. an infinite sea of pumpkins! Photo taken October 12th, 2013 *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Infinite *** More fun at the Perry Family Pumpkin Patch… climbing the hay pyramid! And more pumpkins… Interested in going? Check out the J.E. Perry Farms website for details: perryfarmsorganic.com/
Today we attended our favorite festival of the season… the Harvest Festival at Ardenwood Historic Farm. The annual ritual if picking our popping corn for the year is more fun than going to the pumpkin patch! Harvest Festival Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont, California October 12th, 2013
Photo taken October 5th, 2013 Also from this walk… Autumn Walk: Acorns
Looking for sings of fall just outside of Yosemite this past weekend… my son was fixated on acorns.
The last of the autumn leaves, Lake Chabot, California Photo taken December 11th, 2012
More photos from our November 6th “Signs of Fall Walk”. Related post: Neighborhood: Leaves in Transition
We enjoyed a walk around our neighborhood yesterday, to look for some “signs of fall” and to collect leaves. It was another hot day here in the San Francisco East Bay… in the 80’s! This does not feel like November, but we can’t complain. The lizards are loving it, too! Also from this walk: Neighborhood: Continue reading “Neighborhood: Lizard”
Yesterday, I took a “Signs of Fall Walk” with my 5-year-old son. This is what we found… leaves in transition. Photos taken November 6th, 2012
I ready about going on a winter treasure hunt in Clare Walker Leslie’s book, The Nature Connection, and I thought it would be a fun thing to do during the fall, too, with some slight modifications. Here’s how you do it… On a sheet of paper (one for each child if desired or one paperContinue reading “Nature Treasure Hunt: Autumn”
Each year, for our anniversary, my husband and I celebrate with a little trip to Yosemite and/or the Eastern Sierras. One of the things we hope to see each year is the fall foliage. Sometimes we’re lucky, sometimes we’re not. This year, the display was stunning! Late last week, the colors were amazing up andContinue reading “Fall Foliage, Rock Creek, California”
At this very moment, we’re in Mammoth Lakes, California, hopefully viewing gorgeous fall foliage. Until I can return home and post about our trip, here’s what’s going on back home in the San Francisco Bay Area. The trees are just beginning to change in our neighborhood… This week, instead of participating in the WordPress WeeklyContinue reading “Travel Theme: Foliage”
Yesterday, I wrote about taking your child out on walk to look for signs of Autumn (Take a “Signs of Fall” Walk). I didn’t feel the seasons changing yet as I wrote the post, but decided to head out for a walk around our neighborhood with my 5-year-old after I wrote the article. Here’s whatContinue reading “First Signs of Fall”
Saturday is the first day of Autumn. While it doesn’t quite feel like fall yet here in the San Francisco Bay Area, I know the seasons will begin to change soon. This is a great time to head outdoors with your child to look for the first signs of fall. This walk can be takenContinue reading “Take a “Signs of Fall” Walk”