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A Guide to Muir Woods

Adam and I recently visited Muir Woods, it was his second time and my first! I’m embarrassed that I haven’t visited earlier, 22 years of living in the Bay Area and I didn’t realize what I was missing out on until now. 919 more words


Behind the Vail

My little painting of the Aspens in Vail is now winging its way to New York, sold at the fundraising auction during my latest Diamond Approach… 47 more words


Men who rushed into burning house testify at attempted murder trial

It was a chilly October night and a woman wearing only panties and a T-shirt came banging on the car window.

“Her hands looked like jelly,” John Muir recalled Wednesday of the burns the woman had suffered. 511 more words

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Searching for our field of peace

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” – Jalaluddin Rumi… 331 more words


Lifer #504

The Blackburnian warbler had been seen on October 11th in Ft. Mason just before the rainy weekend and I didn’t get a chance to add it to my North American list. 455 more words

'Tis the Season for Vicarious Expeditions

In August of last year I began toying with the idea of supplementing my running with some hiking and backpacking. I’ve always loved the quiet solitude of trail running, much more so than risking my life at the hands of distracted drivers on the roads of this great nation. 322 more words



“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” – John Muir…

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