We’re still here, getting out and about as much as we always have. All is good! I’ve simply been preoccupied lately with getting my piano studio up and running and looking for a new house. Here are a few photos of the cool things we saw on our walk today near our home in the Dublin hills. Tomorrow I’ll post more California Poppy photos! Photos … Continue reading All is Good!
Photos taken February 15th, 2014 Redwood Bowl, Oakland, California Continue reading Silent Saturday: Spring…
Lake Chabot Regional Park Photos taken May 14th, 2013 Continue reading Silent Saturday: I Love Spring!
Photos taken March 29th, 2013 Martin Canyon Creek Trail, Dublin, California Interested in going? See this post: Hiking the Martin Canyon Creek Trail Continue reading Spring: Martin Canyon Creek Trail
I enjoyed a lovely hike yesterday morning along the Calaveras Ridge Trail in Dublin Hills Regional Park. The wildflowers are beginning to bloom, especially the lupine. A few photos from the hike… Photos taken March 23rd, 2013 Continue reading Dublin Hills: Spring
I enjoyed a fun walk around our neighborhood on Monday with my son, looking for signs of spring. My son loves to take photos, but he’s become frustrated with the quality of the images he takes on the kid camera we gave him for his birthday last year. He wants to be able to take photos close-up, and his camera simply doesn’t zoom in well. … Continue reading Photography for Kids: Fun with an iPhone
After school on Monday, we went for a walk around our neighborhood to look for signs of spring. As an extension of the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge (Phoneography Challenge: My Neighborhood), I gave my iPhone to my five-year-old son and asked him to take photos of what he could find. The signs he saw were primarily floral… wildflowers and blossoming trees. We did see our … Continue reading Looking for Signs of Spring: A Walk Around the Neighborhood
Shadow Cliffs, Pleasanton Photo taken February 28th, 2013 Continue reading Silent Saturday: Spring?
I’m always on the lookout for fun things to do with my son. Today I came across the Spring 2012 Nature Rocks Spring Activity Guide, which is filled with tons of fun nature activities. Coincidentally, it includes a couple activities I recently recommended (take favorite toys outside and do messy art activities outside), but also includes the following (and much more): Ideas for exploring nature … Continue reading Spring Nature Activities!
The wildflowers are starting to bloom, new leaves are growing on the tips of branches, gardens are beginning to sprout… this is the time to take the kids out for a walk to look for the signs of spring. This can be a quick walk around the neighborhood or the park, an exploration of your backyard, an excursion into a local nature area, a trip … Continue reading Take a “Signs of Spring” Walk