Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving for Trails

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve finished prepping nine of the dozen dishes we’ll be having today for Thanksgiving Dinner — now it’s time to send my well-wishes to all of you for a happy time with family and friends, good food, and excellent hiking weather today and for the days to come. Partly in response to the […]

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Crescent Moon

This past week during our afternoon hike, my boys noticed the moon and asked “why does the moon looked like a fingernail mommy?”  I did my best to explain the lunar phases of the moon to children ages 5 and under, but I think my comparison to growing fingernails left them confused about what they […]

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Falling Forward

Today is my son’s fifth birthday and I am still in awe of how quickly he has grown and that he is five years old.   He has made my world more magical by showing me the world from his perspective.  I’ve learned about various birds from our weekly hikes and daily bike rides, leave and tree […]

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Annual Thanksgiving Hike @ Fremont Older 9am-11am

Join Amy B. and her family for the Annual Thanksgiving Hike at Fremont Older on Thursday, November 26, 2015 from 9am-11am.  For more information, visit http://strollerhikes.com/events/ “Gratitude is the ability to experience life as a gift. It liberates us from the prison of self-preoccupation.” ~John Ortberg     I’m completely sold on the idea of […]

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Daylight Hike

The change of time and seasons has required my family to start a new afternoon habit – hiking around Coyote Hills until the sun sets.  We have seen deer and many birds, and as the sun sets earlier we turn on our flashlights to walk home hoping to see any other wildlife walking with us.

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