Fun Things to Do Outdoors

March 13, 2019

2019 “On Tour” Wild & Scenic Film Festival at the State Theater

Come on out to the 2019 “On Tour” Wild & Scenic Film Festival with PARC in Auburn Saturday, March 16, 2019, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm […]
March 7, 2019

Try this spring cookie recipe! Yum!

Spring is officially in a couple weeks, but we can start celebrating now with this festive cookie recipe! Mint Blossoms Butter cookies with a pastel mint to […]
February 28, 2019

Friar Tuck’s gets a new owner!

Friar Tucks, a staple of downtown Nevada City for 46 years, is turning the business over to new owners! Born from a love of food and […]
June 5, 2012

Green Authors at Grass Valley Farmers Market

  Several Local authors will gather at The Book Seller (my favorite book store) during the weekly farmers market in downtown Grass Valley on Thursday, June […]
June 3, 2012

6 Nevada County Farmers Markets

  Here’s the schedule of Nevada County Farmers markets for 2012: MONDAY AFTERNOON Nevada County Certified Growers’ Market 3-6 pm, Highway 49 at Linnet Lane, 2 […]
May 16, 2012

The Best Running and Hiking Trails in Placer and Nevada Counties

Click on  the Trail Names below to visit my photo essay and description of the trails Stevens Trail in Colfax The Magnificent Stevens Trail Stevens Trail in […]
May 12, 2012

Showing Weimar Institute to the Woodland Wanderers

The Woodland Outdoor Wanderers is a hiking group that rambles away from their home base at the Woodland Presbyterian Church in Woodland, California, and pokes around on […]
May 3, 2012
Quarry Trail, Auburn, California

Don’t Fret, I’ve Scouted Auburn’s Quarry Trail, and You Won’t Get Lost

The 7 mile long Quarry Trail is just below Auburn, California, at the Confluence of the Middle and North Forks of the American River.  A true […]
April 24, 2012

Gardening at Lake of the Pines, California

Here’s a “before” video of my garden at Lake of the Pines.  The weather has been so quirky, I waited until mid-April before putting in the […]
April 22, 2012

Fishing at Lake of the Pines, California

The bass are spawning in the shallows this week at Lake of the Pines, California.  The fishermen are just “tearing it up.”   I have been watching […]
April 22, 2012

Hirschman Trail, Nevada City, California

To get to the Hirschman Trail, take Highway 49, north out of Nevada City, California . . . but not too far. Go just past the […]
December 4, 2011

Rain Gear

Start your run in the rain. Avoid getting your feet wet. Dodge puddles. Try to run on the side of the path that has become a […]