Monthly Archives: January 2013

Location of the Week: Coastside Trail (Half Moon Bay)

If you can’t make it out for Friday’s Santa Cruz hikes, you can make your own trek to the beach, with some wonderful trails, boardwalks, and beach to explore. Check out Coastside Trail which runs for several miles in either direction of the Half Moon Bay region.  It’s runs through and along many neighborhoods in […]

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Rock Into the New Year

I don’t know about you, but spending much of winter indoors makes me a little batty. Whenever I get a chance to step outside and feel warm sun on my face, a giddy sense of delight sweeps over me. My husband read me to sleep last night – a book describing this process as immediate, perceivable […]

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Location of the Week: Bol Park (Palo Alto)

The dampness in the air and the recent rains, have left trails soggy and muddy. This is the perfect time of year for a paved trail! Bol Park is an old railroad line that was paved many years ago, and lays amongst old farmland just a stone’s throw from Stanford and busy El Camino Real […]

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Save the Date: January 14th Stroller Hikes Board Meeting

Stroller Hikes has a board meeting on January 14th, which the public is welcome to attend. If you plan to attend, please contact Debbie at to get directions and an agenda, and so Debbie can make adequate arrangements for snacks.

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Fungus Among Us


  While much of the foliage of the season is a drab brown, and the soft, light green buds of perennials have yet to appear, little spores have lent themselves to the process of fertilization in the moisture of winter, and the resulting mushrooms peek out of the musky leaf litter.  Max, Holly, and I […]

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