Mini-vacation in Monterey

We went to Monterey for two days. We had delicious dinners at the Red House Café and Passionfish. We did a bike ride from Asilomar State Beach almost to Marina along the paved bike path and we hiked at Garapata State Park and Point Lobos State Park.

Sand dollar at Fort Ord Dunes State […]

Hiking and geocaching in Round Valley

We’ve been hiking with Chase (he is home-schooled) after he finishes his schoolwork. This gives his older siblings a quieter house in which to complete their studies. Today we went to Round Valley and I loaded up the GPSr with a bunch of geocaches to add some variety to our hiking. We completed the series […]

Delayed present

As part of her Christmas present we gave Audrey a choice of someplace special to visit. She chose visiting the Jelly Belly factory. We finally took her and her siblings to Jelly Belly, along with an ice cream treat at Fenton’s. They all enjoyed the treats and seeing how jelly beans are made. Cortnie liked […]