Sunday Hike: Coastal Trail

I love hiking the Pacific Coast trail! Yesterday was a great hike. The weather was perfect! Over 5 miles and up 49 floors-worth of steps! While you will probably not be able to see it in the small pictures below, they do show the Golden Gate Bridge in the far left. Below is the map of our hike. We started… Continue reading

Heaven Is Just a 4 Mile Roundtrip

Sunday we walked to Tennessee Valley Beach. We’ve walked there several times in the past. I’ve even biked there once (thought I was going to die—so out of shape!). What made this last jaunt special was that we hiked up to a 100+ year old lookout along the ridge. According to my new Fitbit, it was the equivalent of walk… Continue reading

ATL & SFO: A Study in Contrasts

I lived in and around Atlanta, Georgia, for over 20 years. I have many friends and colleagues there. I’ve now lived in California for almost 5 years. I can not tell you how different these two areas of the country are. A former colleague’s comment to a previous post earlier today reminded me of the differences. The Atlanta area is… Continue reading

Much to My Horror

Image via Wikipedia The Sistoid Unit, my sister, called me today.  (That isn’t what horrified me.)  She asked about some footwear you wear over your shoes so you can walk easily on snow and ice.  I had mentioned them to her when I traveled in the Canadian Rockies back in April of 2009.  In Banff I had to purchase them… Continue reading

More Galleries to Come

Well, as you can see, I was very busy working on photos this weekend.  It all started when I found out that people were not only viewing but also comments on my photos on Flickr.  And I had posted very few photos there.  So, I decided to update those with several thousand new photos and tackle coming up to date… Continue reading