Muir Woods

In August, Katie and JM came to visit from Chile and I took them around San Francisco. One of the places we went to was the Muir Woods National Monument. It is probably one of the most beautiful places in the world. Here are some of my pictures from the trip:

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Camping in Henry Coe State Park

Henry Coe State Park is the largest state park in California, clocking in around 87,000 acres. It’s also relatively close to where I live (in that big open space east of the 101 and north of the 152). We didn’t see any mountain lions, but did encounter some inquisitive gophers, beautiful wildflowers, and had a great time camping.

I went camping with the Hatfields and the Bagleys and my trusty dog sidekick Laika. Here are a few selected photos from the trip. The rest of the set is on Flickr.

Here are we at the campsite with our tents up.
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Tilden Park

Yesterday, before (and during the beginning of) the Super Bowl, I went over to Tilden Regional Park with some friends and their children. It is a large park, and we spent most of our time at the Little Farm (which the kids loved – they could chase chickens and pet cows) and the short trail to Jewel Lake. Here are my favorite pictures from the trip.