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The Wild Trees by Richard Preston

The Wild Trees by Richard Preston is a narrative non fiction that follows the first scientists to explore the canopies of redwood forests by climbing into them from the 90s to the the 00s, as well as an amateur botanist trying to find the tallest tree in the world. 249 more words


Howard King Trail - Big Basin

Big Basin is a beautiful state park located in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Established in 1902, Big Basin Redwoods State Park is the oldest state park in California. 114 more words


California Adventure Day 6

I woke up this morning to the sound of rain. Of course…:( We checked out of the hotel and got some breakfast at this really good restaurant called Good Harvest Cafe. 1,158 more words

The Road Ahead

This year has been filled with changes in our lives. Some of the changes have been great and some difficult. The greatest struggle when life starts up a new pathway is that we don’t know what lies ahead. 169 more words

Santa Cruz's Hidden Gem: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

For me, Santa Cruz itself was somewhat underwhelming. Maybe I made a mistake going mid-week, as the amusement park wasn’t on and the beach wasn’t that busy. 326 more words

California Adventure Day 5

Today we left the Yosemite area to head to the coast for our beautiful drive down Highway 1. This California trip is a birthday gift to myself. 856 more words

The Forest For The Trees

Once upon a time the land that we call home was part of the majestic coastal redwood forest. Acres of towering trees, from tall ridge tops down to the edges of the Pacific Ocean, marched across the landscape as far as the eye could see. 246 more words