DVD Review: Tell It on the Mountain, Tales from the Pacific Crest Trail

I have to admit, I don’t watch TV.  And I haven’t seen many movies in the past several years.  I do, on occasion, watch PBS specials and documentaries.  I was thrilled, however, when I was offered the opportunity to review the documentary, Tell It on the Mountain:  Tales from the Pacific Crest Trail. I received … More DVD Review: Tell It on the Mountain, Tales from the Pacific Crest Trail

Silent Saturday: Nature Journaling

“The most important thing we can teach our children is to observe well.” -Ernst Mayer, Evolutionary Biologist Learning about animal tracks and signs, and journaling their observations. *** An awesome, free, naturalist-led class! Tilden Nature Area, Berkeley *** Interested in learning more about nature journaling?  I highly recommend the book, Keeping a Nature Journal:  Discover … More Silent Saturday: Nature Journaling

Sacramento: California State Railroad Museum

The amazing California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento is a must-see for anyone with an interest in trains or American history.  About the museum, from the California State Parks website… The California State Railroad Museum (CSRM) in Old Sacramento is the world-class tribute to the role of the “iron horse” in connecting California to the … More Sacramento: California State Railroad Museum

Greenopedia: A Source for Practical Ideas, Tips and Advice for Sustainable Living

As someone who’s concerned about the environment and the future health of our world, I try to live in a way that limits my impact on our Earth.  As a mom, this way of living extends to my family and how I run our household.  Plus, as a parent, I want to ensure I’m providing … More Greenopedia: A Source for Practical Ideas, Tips and Advice for Sustainable Living

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

What does the sea mean to me? For me, the sea is a place of rugged beauty, ideal for quiet contemplation. It’s why I so love the Northern California coast. *** The view from Arch Rock, Point Reyes National Seashore *** WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge:  Sea