I See a Whale…

Sunday was volunteer day at the Point Bonita Lighthouse. As always: stunning day! I counted, for certain, 7 different whales, perhaps as many as 12. They were very active, coming to the surface often. They were also very close to the lighthouse. One was particularly huge! In fact, it was the largest whale I’ve ever seen. Another was a calf.… Continue reading

East Brother Light Station Tour

I’ve mentioned before on my blog that I really enjoy volunteering at the Point Bonita Lighthouse about once a month. Ranger Sarah, who coordinates the PoBo VIPs (Point Bonita Volunteers In the Park) recently offered everyone the opportunity to take a day trip to the East Brother Light Station. A handful of us were able to go and had a… Continue reading

Fall And The Commons

Yesterday I was a VIP at PoBo—a volunteer in the park at the Point Bonita Lighthouse. I love volunteering there! It’s so beautiful. I leave with sore legs but a lighter spirit. We always have several hundred visitors. They are always so friendly and love the location. I am intrigued that every time I have volunteered at the lighthouse, at… Continue reading

A Really Interesting Day

Last weekend, while roaming around the headlands, we stopped by the visitors’ center (which is the Instagram that looks like a church) to get a map of the enormous Golden Gate National Recreation Area park. Sarah was working at the help desk. She happens to be a park ranger who has as one of her many responsibilities recruiting volunteers. She… Continue reading