Monthly Archives: August 2015

Climb a Tree

Next time you’re outside, climb a tree. It’s really good for you.

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Bones and Birth Control

Yet another benefit of hiking:¬†observing cool nature stuff and relating it to important life stuff. My kids and I recently encountered¬†a bunch of bones in the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Suisun City, which led to interesting discussion threads about how the bones got there, the food chain, the circle of life, birth control methods […]

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Stroller Hikes Grove

We had a wonderful Annual Family Camping Trip during the first week of August at the Bravo Ranch in Soquel. 29 families came out for camping in the meadow or woods, creek play, visiting the chickens, catching lizards, crawdads, and lamprey, a little farm labor, and play, play, play! My son, 9, did his first […]

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Strength in Numbers

Summertime has inspired many people to join our Monday morning hikes. We’ve had some big groups lately. More lively conversations, more imaginative play as we hike, more fun for everyone. Great to see you all outside!

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