Catching light on a Steller’s Jay

A Steller’s Jay at Big Basin, California This Jay, here in the picture had come to sit by our table just outside the snack bar at Big Basin SP, hoping to get some morsels from the park visitors. Big Basin is a Redwood State Park in California. And Steller’s Jays … Read>>

A redwood route for a hike with a tyke

When you’re a parent, especially of children five and under, hiking is an activity you push aside thinking of the  hassles and the dangers that may come your way. Add to that the burden of those mom bags (crammed with snacks, diapers and extra set of clothes among other things) … Read>>