Trekking the Volcano: Hiking Sibley Volcanic Preserve

This post was originally written in October 2011, but never published. The roots of the trees formed steps into the heavily wooded area known as Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve. I had been looking forward to coming here, having passed it the last time I was in the area looking for somewhere to hike. I knew …

Starting the Year in Nature…

This year I decided it was time to upgrade my camera. Found a great deal on a Canon Rebel, and am suffering no buyer's remorse (ok, maybe a little). I'm actually pretty excited - not that my other camera was no good, but this one is much better. I didn't get the opportunity to celebrate …

Hiking in the Huckleberries

Today I felt out of sorts. Not sure why, but I felt like I needed to get out and experience nature. The question was, where to go? I did a quick check of the East Bay Regional Parks, and chose the Huckleberry Botanical Regional Preserve.  I could have chosen anywhere, but the little I read …