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Huge tree limb crashes coffee time

I was making coffee early Wednesday as 70-plus-an-hour winds howled outside. There was a deafening crack and crash as the building shook. What was that? Sue and I wondered. 133 more words


happy valley happenings

Holidays are rapidly approaching and family is coming to stay. We got a tree and it’s up. Post to come next week.

I’ve also been creating a photo booth with wings for holiday pictures. 68 more words


Muir Woods, December 15, 2014

It rained for much of my stay in San Francisco, which meant it would be a great time to commune with the giant Coast Redwoods. It is fitting that the best was saved for last in this adventure. 336 more words

368. Redwoods

We are so lucky to have a grove of 150-year-old redwoods right here in Oakland. Redwood forests are always amazing, but after heavy rains, they’re downright magical: mushrooms, mushrooms of all shapes, sizes, and colors pop up everywhere; the creeks are full, active, and audible; and all the wet mosses and ferns that grow under the giant trees seem to glow a special kind of green after a rainfall. 34 more words


Portland, Cape Perpetua, Redwood National Forest

Jon made it to Portland! Finally! He got here on Wednesday night and we headed directly downtown to grab a bite to eat at Pok Pok… 761 more words


Today was a day for exploring close to home and finding new routes I’ve never been on. Dense forests full of redwoods and winding roads are¬†just minutes from where I live. 179 more words

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Sized to Scale

Perhaps it is the weight of what comes next that is making me heavy. When you recognize the scale of what you must do, contribute, create…innately sensing the role you are about to play, how do you find the courage to be big? 541 more words