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Win and travel with the Expedia Find Yours photo contest

Win and travel with the Expedia Find Yours photo contest

What is the purpose of your life?  Does travel have a purpose? For most people, travel is just one aspect of their lives.  It’s something people do for a couple of weeks or a month each summer.  It’s a summer vacation, a dream trip, an anniversary or honeymoon, or an item on your bucket...

State Park Closures Trip
Two old-growth redwood groves shine at Hendy Woods State Park

Two old-growth redwood groves shine at Hendy Woods State Park

As Patty and I pulled up to the kiosk at Hendy Woods State Park we overheard the ranger tell the folks in the car ahead of us, "We're taking camping reservations for summer now. We're staying open." Yes! Hendy Woods is 20 miles in-land from the ...

Glocal Girl
Travel Tip: By Boat!

Jul 10, 2012
Travel Tip: By Boat!

I'm always looking for new ways to travel. Although the destination is really key, I think the journey is something to count for as well. Since having been bit by the travel bug, I've experienced in every which way possible: train, plane and car but on...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
This weekend is the 31st Donner Lake Triathlon

This weekend is the 31st Donner Lake Triathlon

Finishing in 1993.This Sunday, July 15, marks the thirty-first running of the Donner Lake Triathlon (DLT). I wasn’t there for the first race, but I did race here beginning in 1989.  The 80’s and 90’s were a time when Ironman qualifying...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Doping allegations continue to plague Tour riders

Doping allegations continue to plague Tour riders

The latest rider to fall victim to doping charges is Remy Di Gregorio from Team Cofidis.  Di Gregorio was arrested Monday night at his hotel by the French police agency (OCLAESP) responsible for doping investigations. Two other people suspected of...

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Girls on the Grid
24 hours in Pigeon Point

Jul 9, 2012
24 hours in Pigeon Point

By Kellie Edson I really wish I could take a beach daycation every single week. Considering Sacramento is mere hours away from some really beautiful beaches…it wouldn’t be that hard.  It’s the whole ‘can’t afford to take a day off work every week’ thing. Still when you have the time, it’s one of the...

How I See Life
Canada Trip Day 2: Yo dawg, I herd you like travel…

Jul 9, 2012
Canada Trip Day 2: Yo dawg, I herd you like travel…

I’m slightly ashamed of the title of this post. In case you’re not familiar with it, here’s the Know Your Meme page for the reference, but the full title should really be somewhere along the lines of “Yo dawg, I herd you like travel, so I put some travel in your travel so you...

State Park Closures Trip
Ton of scientific info to be gleaned at Jug Handle State Nature Reserve

Ton of scientific info to be gleaned at Jug Handle State Nature Reserve

A sleeping Sea Lion lay on the beach at Jug Handle State Nature Reserve, taking a break from his annual swim from Mexico to Alaska. Small signs with small print asked beach-goers to keep a res-pectable distance. I didn't see the first sign, and cou...

Fun Tour Guru
Guide to Kansas City MO, after the All-Star Baseball Game

Jul 9, 2012
Guide to Kansas City MO, after the All-Star Baseball Game

A Quick Guide for Kansas City, MO, the other city of fountainsI have been diligently watching all of the buzz in the news around the All Star Baseball Game in Kansas City, MO.  Win or lose, this is definitely a city with baseball spirit always ...

Woman on Water
Eat, Sleep, Paddle

Jul 9, 2012
Eat, Sleep, Paddle

Eat, Sleep, Paddle -This sums up my summer pretty well.It has been an awesome 2 weeks teaching and guiding lots of great kayak trips on the Mendocino Coast.Families kayaking trips,kids first strokes,students experiencing "Ah-ha" moments,first-timers ri...

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