Osage Station Park: Roses and Running

Over the past several years, I’ve tried running at just about every park in the Pleasanton through Danville area, searching for ones with trails both long enough for a nice-length run and shady enough to provide protection from our blaring summer heat.  I’ve decided my favorite is Osage Station Park in Danville.  The trail looping around the park is about 3/4 miles long, perfect for … Continue reading Osage Station Park: Roses and Running

Too hot? Too rainy? Head to the Rock Gym!

Looking for nature-oriented indoor fun to do on a too-hot or a rainy day?  Try the local rock climbing gym!  We started taking our son when he was four.    It’s a great way to burn some energy, strengthen that upper body, and let the kids go crazy climbing in a safe environment.  My son loves the bouldering walls! At Valley Rock Climbing Gym, Livermore Continue reading Too hot? Too rainy? Head to the Rock Gym!