A Winter Day at Dillon Beach

It has been pretty cold and wet lately so when the sun came out on Saturday we put the chores on hold at our house and headed out to enjoy the day. It was a much needed break from being cooped up indoors; the warm winter sun raised my spirits and let me shake off [...]

By | January 19th, 2011|Beaches, Family, Marin|3 Comments

Doable Day Trips for Kids

Only a month left before summer is over! The kids will be going back to school and the days will start getting shorter.  Make the most of what’s left of the season by planning some excursions a bit farther from home.  If you’re looking for some new ideas here is a list of doable daytrips [...]

By | August 1st, 2010|Beaches, Family, Marin, North County, Parks, West County|0 Comments

Where Trash Became Treasure

In California we are blessed with many unique beaches but I doubt there are many that are sought after because they used to be town dumps.  Glass Beach in Fort Bragg is popular for exactly that reason.  It was a local dumping ground in the 50’s but by the late 60’s people had come to [...]

By | July 7th, 2010|Beaches, Mendocino|4 Comments

Let’s Go Fly a Kite!

The good weather this last weekend was worth celebrating.  It has been a long rainy spring, which has happily brought us out of our drought but has definitely had me in the doldrums lately.  In honor of the sunny days I wanted some good frolicsome fun so we loaded up the car and [...]

By | June 3rd, 2010|Beaches, Family, Parks, West County|0 Comments