Monthly Archive: June, 2015


Jupiter and Venus came within 1/3 of a degree apart in a planetary conjunction tonight, June 30 2015, that was 2000 years in the making. The two bright planets were close enough to… Continue reading

A walk along the wall

A two month long hiatus from the trail ended with a trip to┬áthe southern slopes of Mount Diablo for a hike along Wall Point Trail. The 8.83 mile hike climbs the rock trail… Continue reading

When Worlds Collide

June 19th A planetary conjunction is underway with Jupiter, upper left, and Venus on a visual collision course through the night sky. Venus is 56 million miles from Earth, and Jupiter is 10… Continue reading

Not Forgotten

This past Memorial Day weekend I visited one of the largest remembrance events in the area, Not Forgotten held at a Manteca, California park.   The event featured a visit by the traveling… Continue reading

Catching up

I have had a pause on my time on the trail, life gets in the way of things some times and now all the dust has settled it’s time to get back on… Continue reading