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Year end road trip

Over the Christmas/New Years holidays we didn’t have any big travel plans. We had hoped to go ski but mother nature decided not to cooperate on delivering snow. The boys were getting restless after a week off school so Heather and I decided on the spur of the moment to take a road trip over New Years Day. First stop on our excellent road trip was Pinnacles National Park.  Just say the word “cave” to any young boy and they will be ready to go hike.  We packed up a lunch and a handful of flashlights and headed off on...

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Where are the big red trees?

Kevin and Dad took a boys trip to Big Basin Redwoods State Park this weekend. For the entire car ride to Big Basin, about 45 minutes from our house, Kevin asked “where are the big red trees?”  I think he was hoping for fire engine red. We made a brief stop on the way to take in the view of the Santa Cruz mountains and fog hanging over the valley. Once we got to the park, the first order of business was to find a place to sit and eat our bagels. We found a big amphitheatre made of fallen...