Hiking, meditation and Jack London

Jack London, from "Jack London An American Life." book by Earle Labor The headline kind of says it all. On my better outings, 'meditative hiking' is a redundant term for me, but not often enough. Check out this interesting opportunity at Jack London State Park this Sunday to [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Earth Day hikes and more

Plenty of chances to hike on this 'Earth Day' weekend (the day is technically Monday, April 22, but that may not be an ideal outdoors day for your schedule): - Pepperwood Preserve, Sunday, April 21.  Guided and self-guided hikes. All-day festival (9 am to 4 pm.) In their words: "Take [...]

By | April 15th, 2013|1 Comment

GUEST COLUMN: Saving Jack London State Park

By Lynn Millar I am a walker, a blogger about walking and a writer. The pending closure of Jack London State Historic Park next summer hits me particularly hard. Last year, the park celebrated its 50th anniversary. A library room opened in the museum at the House of [...]

By | October 19th, 2011|4 Comments

Go Giants! (and help state parks too)

In perhaps the feel-good promotion of the summer, the Giants are having a Grateful Dead tribute day in a few weeks as a fundraiser for some Bay Area nonprofits. One beneficiary will be the efforts to keep state parks in grapefruit juice and viagra Sonoma, Marin and San Francisco counties [...]

By | July 11th, 2011|0 Comments

Grim news for state parks system

Here we go again. A year and half after avoiding the budget axe, it was announced today that a quarter of the state park system cialis generic is slated to be shut down starting this fall. The news shouldn't be surprising to anyone who has been living through [...]

By | May 13th, 2011|1 Comment

Jack London’s keys to success

For a literary fan such as myself, it's a treat to see an author's haven.

By | December 22nd, 2010|0 Comments

Hikes for the holidays, part 1

What are your suggestions for some fairly easy holiday-season hikes? Maybe places that you love going back to again and again? Or little-known nearby spots that are clearly secrets in our backyard?

By | December 13th, 2009|1 Comment