Category Archives: Travel

Hike 32: Alamere Falls

Hike 32 9/4/2016 8.2 miles Alamere Falls I was born and raised in the Bay Area and family vacations were almost always camping and hiking, but I’m ashamed to admit I’d never heard of Alamere Falls until this year. The … Continue reading

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Hike 21: Hollywood Sign

Hike 21 6/6/2016 6 miles Hollywood sign via Mulholland Trail and Mt Lee Road While visiting my family in northern California for a couple of weeks, my two boys and I drove down to Los Angeles to visit my sister … Continue reading

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Hike 5: Zion National Park

HikeĀ 5 2/20/16 3 miles total Zion National Park (Weeping Rock and Emerald Pools) This weekend we had planned to fly to the Bay Area for my niece’s first birthday, but flights were incredibly full, so we chose to stay home. … Continue reading

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Hike 3: Quarry Lakes

Hike 3 12/28/15 2 miles Quarry Lakes This morning my boys and hiked around Quarry Lakes in Fremont, CA with my dad to do some geocaching. We introduced our 6 year old son to geocaching in an effort to bolster … Continue reading

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Hike 2: Ukrainia Trail

Hike 2 12/25/15 5.5 miles Ukrainia Trail Before Christmas dinner and while my boys napped, I joined my dad, Patrick and Melissa for a hike to the Ukrainia Historical Marker in Garin Park (Hayward, CA). From Mom and Dad’s house, … Continue reading

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Hike 1: Dipsea Trail

Hike 1 12/23/15 5 miles Dipsea Trail My brother Patrick and his wife Melissa invited us to hike with them on a section of the Dipsea Trail in Main County. It’s home to the world’s oldest cross-country trail race and … Continue reading

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Tommy’s Birthday Weekend

Given the busy time of year and my fatigued pregnant state, we planned on staying home for the weekend of Tommy’s 4th birthday. The following weekend was my cousin, Cindy’s wedding, taking place in the Bay Area, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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