Monday, October 21, 2019

Trekking Pole & Trail Tips, plus some photos

May 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Nature, Pole Tips, Trail Tips

As we head into our dryer Summer, we encounter different challenges on the trail than we experience in Winter or Spring. The poison oak this year is obscene.  I got a bad case through clothing.    I had to step into the poison oak to help someone who had fallen down the trail.  He sat down […]

Washing Vegetables

November 1, 2010 by  
Filed under Ecology Cooking

Click to see a recent article in the New York Times about cleaning vegetables. We use Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint soap. We buy it by the gallon and it lasts a very long time. Dilute and keep a container by the kitchen sink. It’s great for washing vegetables. Put just a little bit in a big […]

My favorite hike at Point Reyes National Seashore

August 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Tips

My favorite hike at Point Reyes National Seashore has EVERYTHING! 2 good ups 2 nice downs coastal views a walk thru a magical forest 14.5 miles of wonder after wonder Yesterday, 4 of us (including my 19 year old cousin Max – I love getting young people OUTSIDE) experienced Point Reyes at its best.  We […]