Tag Archives: Mt. Diablo

A Year Half Full

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June 27, 2016 My how time flies when I have no John Muir Trail hike to plan for. In both 2014 and last year, as I tracked the months, days and minutes until I hit the trail, it seemed that … Continue reading

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John Muir Trail II – Worse Than Waiting for the Next Star Wars Movie

June 3, 2015 – The Perception of Time As I learned last year in the almost interminable anticipation of my first foray onto the John Muir Trail, time drags ever so slowly while waiting for such an epic adventure. Whether … Continue reading

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Ah! The Joyous Sound of February Rain

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February 6, 2015 (scroll down to bottom for photo gallery!) As with my inconsistent journaling, when there are large gaps in my entries, I feel the need to apologize and explain. It’s as if I’m going to confession and telling … Continue reading

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Turning the Page on a Season – Goodbye Spring, Hello Summer

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June 20, 2014 A fun, eventful and adventure-filled spring is about to end. With my John Muir Trail adventure coming up in about 40 days, summer promises to be even more of a thrill. Today I share a gallery of … Continue reading

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Aha! So THAT’s Why They’re the State Flower

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April 25, 2014 – Mt. Diablo State Park Warning! If you dislike poppies, you probably aren’t going to like this latest blog post. Granted, you’ll find a stray lupine or two, some sunflowers, a buttercup, a thistle and a really … Continue reading

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Winter Has Been Cancelled – Early Wildflowers on Mt. Tam & Mt. Diablo

March 16, 2014 – Northern California I realize that about 80% of my fellow Americans don’t want to hear this, but it seems that winter never really showed its face here in Northern California. While endless snowbanks had most of … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Beauty – My Year in Pictures

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December 31, 2013 Another year ends, my oversized Christmas tree is already on the curb, and I’ll soon be ramping up my training for the John Muir Trail, Mt. Whitney and other adventures that await. And like the ‘end of … Continue reading

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