The Kids First Hockey Game!

Last year we gained more of an interest in hockey. We live in the Bay Area and have a great hockey team, the San Jose Sharks! Christy and I went to our first game in the Fall, followed quickly by another. We decided to get … Continue reading “The Kids First Hockey Game!”

Grant’s Grove

Trail Info GPS Coordinates 36.7467° N, 118.9729° W Paved road to paved parking lot. Good for large vehicles such as RV/Bus. Trail Type Loop Distance & Terrain .5 miles, 29 ft elevation gain Easy paved trail. There are large bathrooms near the parking lot. Tons … Continue reading “Grant’s Grove”

Monterey Bay Whale Watching

A couple of weeks ago we decided to beat the heat and head to the coast. Christy and the boys have been wanting to go whale watching. We wanted to wait until the kids were back in school, and a majority of tourists headed back … Continue reading “Monterey Bay Whale Watching”

Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter

This park is near and dear to my heart. Every time I come here it feels like I’m coming home. You see, I grew up coming to this park. This was my families ‘go to’ place. We would drive up after school on Friday, set … Continue reading “Big Basin Redwoods in the Winter”

Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

This last year we started exploring Half Moon Bay a little bit. One of the places we found and absolutely love is Fitzgerald Marine Reserve. It’s a beach but, not just a beach, it has tide pools! Really good, easily accessible tide pool that aren’t … Continue reading “Fitzgerald Marine Reserve”