Big Sur Hiking

Wow! When you find yourself in the area of Big Sur with the weather nice and you’re looking to get out for a great hike look no further than Creamery Ridge Loop Trail! This hike features 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean throughout most of the trail, provides opportunities to check out a couple of… Read More Big Sur Hiking

California Coyote

I encountered the coyote pictured here crossing my path on a foggy January day just as the sun was setting; just me and the coyote. If you’ve ever encountered a coyote in the wild, you’ll notice that they don’t tend to run off as most other wild animals do. They just stand their ground and… Read More California Coyote

Making a Difference and Braided Rope

What do braided rope and making a difference in the world have in common? Read this great article by Angus Hervey, featured in Future Crunch to find out. Although some of the references used in the story may fade over time, conceptually the analogy will remain accurate. Really liked this one.

Airstream Bedding, Not Normal?

If you’re a new owner or considering purchasing an Airstream trailer, one of the small challenges you’ll encounter is how to find bedding, specifically fitted sheets, sheets, and maybe a replacement mattress that fits your trailer’s bed. Sounds easy right? Not exactly. To optimize the use of space, many of Airstream’s models feature beds that… Read More Airstream Bedding, Not Normal?

Huddart Park Without a Parking Fee

Huddart Park in Woodside, California is a hidden gem to hike or run through, with it’s redwoods, ferns, meandering creeks, and rolling hills creating a refreshing get away from whatever ails you. Unfortunately for locals, access points to the park are extremely limited and parking a car near it is almost impossible without paying a… Read More Huddart Park Without a Parking Fee

Motivation to Rebuild

Needless to say, seeing our property including a cabin, mobile home, countless beautiful mature trees, and our small vineyard incinerated by the Wallbridge fire took a lot out of me. It seemed that nature was telling us, “you don’t belong here… this land is remote, wild, and cannot be tamed by humans. Feel fortunate that… Read More Motivation to Rebuild