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Whitewater Rafting in California’s Gold Country

Living in California, there’s no shortage of outdoor adventures a short drive away, including skiing in the Sierras and beachside waterfalls. I have a whole list of things I still need to do in my proverbial backyard. One of those…

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Uncovering Gems Across the California Coast

After checking out the magnificent Fern Canyon, my friends and I traveled back towards San Francisco Bay Area. Along the way, made a couple of stops—because how could we not? Here are a few highlights along the way. Loleta Cheese…

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Jumping Back in Time on the Fern Canyon Trail

Close to the border of California and Oregon, a short drive north of Eureka California, lies a location that looks like something straight out of the age of dinosaurs. Here at Fern Canyon in California, five different kinds of fern…

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In Pursuit of Beauty: Alamere Falls Trail

Living in San Francisco, there’s so much natural beauty around, it’s hard to figure out what to do next. One such place on my local experience list was Alamere Falls in Point Reyes National Seashore. I had seen many photos…

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Foraging for Food in the Forests of Santa Cruz

As an avid fruit lover, I remember reading, many years ago, about how fruit trees were specifically not planted in many cities because of the mess they produce. Far too many people would rather purchase that same type of fruit…

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Sparrow Mart: Where Everything is Made of Felt

Had a chance to check out Sparrow Mart at The Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s part grocery store, part art exhibit, and all kinds of cool. Essentially, Sparrow Mart is a market where most everything is made from felt….

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