Travel

San Gregorio State Beach (near Half Moon Bay, CA)

San Gregorio State Beach happens to be the closest beach coming over the mountains on Highway 84. I am not-so-secretly planning to visit every beach from Santa Cruz to San Francisco, but this week I just wanted the closest bit of sand and ocean possible. Once we turned onto Highway 1 the turn into the San… Read More San Gregorio State Beach (near Half Moon Bay, CA)

Travel

Visiting Sutro Baths in San Francisco

This weekend we had 2 hours to spend and we were looking to spend them in San Francisco. Sutro Baths turned out to be a great place to kill a couple hours and meet up with a friend from college. Once a gilded age indoor swimming complex, the Sutro Baths are now ruins inviting graffiti, climbing children,… Read More Visiting Sutro Baths in San Francisco

Hikes and Rambles

Hikes and Rambles: Gray Whale Cove and Trail

My husband is out of town for the week, which means I just have to get out of the house even more then usual. Today that meant the usual routine in the morning, followed by swim lessons, followed by getting in the car and frantically googling in the carport to find someplace to go. Luck… Read More Hikes and Rambles: Gray Whale Cove and Trail

Hikes and Rambles

Hikes and Rambles: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Fremont)

Sunday was a rough day and I spent 3 hours on the phone with Verizon, so when I was done we really needed to get out and spend a little time in nature. This park was only a 10 minute drive, so away we went! I continue to be amazed by the incredible parks here… Read More Hikes and Rambles: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Fremont)