Fun Things to Do Outdoors

January 31, 2019

Need some ideas for your Super Bowl Party?

It is that time of year again, time for the Super Bowl!! The Super Bowl this year is Sunday February 3rd & will feature the Los […]
January 24, 2019

Wanting to volunteer? Think about Women of Worth

Are you looking for a way to make a difference this year? Wanting to volunteer or donate to a cause in need? Considering working with or […]
January 17, 2019

How to prepare your home for a successful Spring sale Part 2

Here are the last three steps to take to get your home ready for a quick & successful Spring sale! Bright & fresh The best thing […]
August 25, 2010

Easy Running

Tarahumara Arnulfo Quimare and American Scott Jurek in the climactic ultra race described in Chris MacDougall’s Born to Run. I’ve never run with the Tarahumara. I […]
August 10, 2010

The Lowdown on the Hoedown

Should you consider an internship on a working farm?
July 29, 2010

Are You Independent Enough for the Independence Trail?

The Independence Trailhead is a few hundred yards south of the bridge where highway 49 crosses the Yuba River in rural Nevada County, California between Nevada City […]
July 28, 2010

Spenceville Dogs (revised February 2013)

Spenceville Wildlife Refuge is a divine expanse of golden-haired hills where ancient oaks erupt like massive mushrooms. The Refuge is adjacent to Beale Air Force Base […]
July 20, 2010

Edwards Crossing Trail, Nevada City, CA

Take the North Bloomfield Road a few miles out of Nevada City, CA until you come to a bridge down in the South Yuba River Canyon.  […]
July 15, 2010

Weimar Institute Trails

The trails at Weimar are not spectacular.  No long-range vistas of the snow-capped mountains.  No thundering waterfalls.  But these trails are some of my favorites of all the […]
July 15, 2010

Prayer Cove at Weimar Institute

Five miles into the Weimar run we stop at Prayer Cove, a secluded clearing just off the Coyote Creek trail.   Dharma drinks and splashes around […]
July 7, 2010

Best Sights Along Clementine Trail

The Clementine Trail is a pretty four mile jaunt from the Confluence of the North and Middle Forks of  the American River upstream to the Clementine […]
July 4, 2010

12 Reasons Why the 4th of July at Lake of the Pines, CA is the Best Day of the Year

At Lake of the Pines, California, 4th of July is the best, most fun day of the year. Houses are decorated. The population doubles. It's bigger than Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween all rolled up in one ball of total happiness.