Category Archives: Hiking

Limestone Canyon Hike on Wilderness Access Day

We went hiking somewhere new last weekend – Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve. This Irvine Ranch Natural Landmark area where we hiked is only open during special “Wilderness Access Days” and you have to preregister to enter the area. My aunt … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend 2018: Rides, a Hike, & Strawberries

The girls and I had a long three-day weekend in mid January to celebrate and honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. Although I reflected on his vast contributions to the civil rights movement and to our larger society (and … Continue reading

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Family Vacay: Oregon Edition

In early November, I attended a content strategy conference in Portland, Oregon. Since my company was already footing the bill for my travel costs, we decided to expand the trip and include Dan and the girls and some extra nights … Continue reading

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Summer Science, Seals, Space, and Sea

This is a post about our summer fun…but, it’s now autumn. Oh well, better late than never. Because it seems like I only have 10 hours in my days…and enough energy for 4 of those hours, here’s a quick recap … Continue reading

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Plentiful Poppies

The California Poppy is our state’s flower and right now, it isĀ in bloom. We went on a very ambitious expedition to view fields of them last Sunday. None of us had ever been to the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve … Continue reading

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Great Day in Griffith Park

Some days, honestly, are just crappy. They’re hard, long, exhausting, and frustrating. Kids will do that to your life. But, man, some days are so, so good. They are peaceful, enjoyable, fun, and heart-warming. Kids will do that to your … Continue reading

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Hiking in Laguna Coast Wilderness Park

Yes, another hike! Dan’s and my 4th for the year so far and our family’s 3rd! We’re on a roll! We hadn’t planned to go on a hike last Sunday, but our friends, the Bullocks, who we’ve hiked with two … Continue reading

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