Category Archive: Great Outdoors

The Non-Adventure Weekend

See that view? Does it convince you that we did something active and outdoorsy? We sort of did something outdoorsy. This hike is just a few miles round trip from our house and… Continue reading

So much life

Too much life has been happening too quickly to document it all. Since the last post some notable things happened (in no particular order): I threw a massive multi-tiered surprised weekend for The… Continue reading

Lake Edison Camping Trip

For Labor Day we went camping at Lake Thomas A. Edison in the High Sierras. The goal was to get away for a bit and teach some friends how to camp and fly… Continue reading

Non-Ironman Weekend at Alamere Falls in Pt. Reyes

I bailed on Ironman a few months ago. I realized that while I *could* do the training, I didn’t *want* to do the training. Heading out one morning and realizing that the shortest… Continue reading

Birthday, Bar Harbor and Puerto Rico

During the month of June I’ll spend more days away from home than days in Berkeley. First, we spent a week marrying friends (The Hubby is a popular officiant amongst our friends) in… Continue reading

Hiking Half Dome

This weekend I hiked 21 miles with an elevation gain of 6,000 feet to summit Half Dome in Yosemite National Park (thanks, new Garmin for fun stats). It was gorgeous and grueling and… Continue reading

Hiking Tilden Park

On Sunday our good friend invited us on a walk around Tilden Park. Our walk turned into a 4 hour excursion with pit stops for snacks and a ride on one of two… Continue reading

Briones Regional Park

I went on my first California hike today. I went to Briones Regional Park at the recommendation of a friend who said that the Eastern hills are lush, beautiful, and green this time… Continue reading

I’m Married!

I’m married! But maybe the most exciting part of that announcement is that I’ve been married for a year! Remember when The Boy and I watched the sunrise from Summit Lake on Mt.… Continue reading

Shelf Lake

Friday after work I gathered with some friends to camp in Pike National Forest. We found some incredible dispersed camping along Geneva Creek Road and I was very thankful for my Jeep, which… Continue reading