Category Archive: Hiking

Fall colors

A recent hike to Mont Diablo has the first signs of fall as the leaves change color. Winter with dull grays will soon be upon us but until then I can enjoy the… Continue reading

A walk along the wall

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

Cascade

Of all the places I hike each year one holds a special place in my heart for its beauty and peacefulness. Tucked into the base of the Santa Cruz mountain range a small… Continue reading

True colors

I can remember a time when the fluid movement of color in a photograph didn’t interest me. Sitting in a lecture in my junior college photography class I scoffed at the idea of… Continue reading

Daybreak

I had planned earlier this year for a series of visits to the Isenberg sandhill crane reserve outside Lodi but work and life kept me away. I managed to find time for one last… Continue reading

Season of change

Cool evenings, old mornings and a tinge of color on the trees around town mark a change in the season. Autumn is upon us, the time has slipped away some how and I… Continue reading

Century series

Temperatures have been creeping up and this weekend’s hike to Devil’s Hole in the Las Trampas Wilderness was certainly a scorcher. With the thermometer inching past the century mark it will be hot… Continue reading

Top of the mountain

My February birthday plans of a hike to the summit of Mount Diablo were cut short when a winter storm complete with rain, hail and snow cut my hike short. I still wanted… Continue reading

Coming around again

There are a couple photography blogs I follow and one posted a curious tip. Talking about how to become a better photographer it said not to take pictures of things you have photographed in… Continue reading