Daily Archives: September 22, 2009

Into the Woods, part III

Written on September 22, 2009 at 8:36 pm, by

Our final day of park exploration began with a small walk through Fern Canyon. As Vanessa succinctly put it: “it’s a canyon… covered in ferns.” nevertheless, it was mighty purty. Then it was off to a large lagoon to rent kayaks. Though I was very pro-kayak in the weeks before our trip, when it came Continue Reading »

Into the Woods, part II

Written on September 22, 2009 at 5:38 pm, by

After a day and a half at the hostel, Joel, Vanessa and I continued our travels south along 101 to Trees of Mystery, a thriving roadside attraction. There, we met Paul Bunyan and Babe the Big Blue Ox (who, funnily enough, has only one giant testicle). Paul winks, shakes his hand, smiles and talks to Continue Reading »

Into the Woods, part I

Written on September 22, 2009 at 4:42 pm, by

On September 9th, with my oldest Oly pals Vanessa and Joel, I ventured for the first time into coastal Northern California’s Redwood National Park. It’s true – everything is bigger in California: the waves, the beaches, the trees. Everything. We started our adventure with a long drive through Washington and Oregon, finally resting our heads Continue Reading »

September Art @ Northern

Written on September 22, 2009 at 4:13 pm, by

For the month of September, Northern is hosting an amazing photography exhibit featuring hundreds of images by artists Aylin Güngör, Tara Jane ONeil and Themba Lewis. The opening was a couple weeks ago and was very well attended. We’re having a closing reception this Friday with musical guests Mt. Erie, Karl Blau, Tara Jane O’Neil Continue Reading »