Category Archives: Living Things

Naked Beauties

This time of year, when the hillsides are getting to be a drab brown and the trails are dusty, some open spaces have lost some of their green mossy charm and look like an unkempt child just needing a nice bath or shower.  Enter some brightly colored flowers and fruits to make you look twice […]

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With Intent

My son, Max, tests for the first time at his Tae Kwon Do studio, today. He’s been working so hard for over a year, learning a bit of Korean, a lot about focus, and a tremendous amount about how he best learns. It’s been an interesting journey as a mom and a teacher. A couple […]

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Rattle or Ruse?

Two weeks ago we posted Cori’s photo, above, of the snake she saw at Los Gatos Creek Trail.  It’s 5-foot length was certainly a bit alarming, but need she be alarmed?  Was it a rattlesnake or a gopher snake – we asked Stroller Hikers and got many responses, all spot-on. Rattlesnakes belong to a different […]

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Adventure Alive!

The world is lush and beautiful, and although those green hills are turning golden, there is plenty of life to observe on a hike this time of year.  Cori has graciously taken over leading Thursday hikes, while my back continues to heal, and has had some stellar turnouts.  Two weeks ago, she led a hike […]

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Lady Coming of Age

LadybugPics Sabine shared the photos at top today from the Menlo Park Baylands on one of the two rides her family and others made it out to this week.  The weather has been lovely – plenty of warm, with a little wet and some nice breezes; it’s certainly Spring. They found LOTS of bugs – […]

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