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Sarah & I spent Memorial Day with her cousin and his lovely family near the little town of Willits in Northern California, and I was surprised to see a great many wildflowers still in bloom as we walked around their property.

Linanthus sp.

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Sunday, 10 January 2010:
A week late for our traditional New Years Day hike, Sarah, Elica & I hiked Hill 88 on this blustery, chilly (by west coast standards), foggy winter’s day.

Fort Cronkhite

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Sunday, 28 June 2009:

Given that this hike was nearly 3 months ago, I will let the photos tell the story of a lovely little walk Sarah & I did with our friend Linda.  We were happy to see a fairly large number of late-season wildflowers blooming among the dry grasses covering the hillsides.

Trail by you.

Trail

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Tuesday, 28 April, 2009 (continued from here):

We briefly visited the Cottonwood Visitor’s Center, which unsurprisingly had much the same information as the other two park entrance stations, then drove a few more miles to the Cottonwood Oasis, the trailhead for the Mastodon Loop we were going to hike.  After talking for a few with a couple from Los Angeles, we hit the trail at 12:25.

Cottonwood Oasis by you.

Cottonwood Oasis

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Monday, 27 April 2009 (Continued from here):

We were a bit peckish after our pretty drive on Geology Tour Road, and Split Rock looked to have a picnic/day-use area, so we headed there.  At road’s end is the namesake rock, true to its name with a big split down its center.  We settled into some yummy sandwiches and chips and beer, then decided to walk the short trail indicated on our map.

Split Rock by you.

Split Rock

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