Road Trip Blogs

Road Trip – Leaving Prairie Creek – May 2015

Tuesday May 12, 2015 This morning is our last morning at Elk Meadows Campground, as we are leaving Prairie Creek State Park and heading south to visit friends and take care of Carnicom Institute business. I take a photo of ...
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Road Trip – Walk in the Redwoods – May 2015

Monday May 11, 2015: I go for my early morning walk, but instead of going along the path that I know, I go the other direction through the campground to see other sites that might be good when we come ...
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Road Trip – Newton-Drury Parkway – May 2015

Sunday May 10, 2015: It is overcast this morning. I take a few photos before building a little campfire to keep me company while I write in the journal.  Here it is May and a campfire and a wool poncho ...
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Road Trip – Old Stomping Grounds – May 2015

Saturday May 9: I wake up in the night thinking about ticks. Hmm guess I should have taken a shower after our outing to Fern Canyon yesterday, but waking up in the night is not helpful. It is overcast this ...
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Road Trip – Visit to Fern Canyon – May 2015

Friday May 8: When I first get up, I go out and stand by the creek, admiring the sunlight on the grove of alders on the other side and the lovely clear creek flowing just inches from my feet. As ...
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Road Trip – Arrival at Prairie Creek Redwoods – May 2015

Wednesday May 6: Today we start packing as soon as we are up, as we are headed south from our campground at Panther Flat to Prairie Creek Redwood State Park. We say good bye to our host, Jeff, and his ...
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Road Trip – Battery Point Light House and Panther Flat – May 2015

Saturday May 2: This morning, after my campfire, coffee, and journal, Jeff, our camp host extraordinaire, comes by to show us the secret path to the local Darlingtonias. Jeff is a natural when it comes to being a tour guide ...
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Road Trip – Darlingtonia Botanical Area – May 2015

Friday May 1: I begin the day with a campfire, a cup of coffee, and journal writing.This is my precious QT – quiet time – a time before talking begins, a time of being before doing takes over for the ...
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