Salinas River

Foot Surgery Kept Me Confined to Home

Flanders Poppy

I break my long silence here to explain how I handled being a shut-in after my partial toe joint replacement surgery, and to share the little bit of the outdoors I had a chance to see between home and doctor appointments.

The Salinas River Crept Up on Me

I delighted in watching a channel of the Salinas River fill today as I watched. I’ve never witnessed the river filling before, and I want to share this awesome experience with you.

If You Visit the Salinas River Trail in April

Sand on My Shoes and Trousers

Though the river is still beautiful in April, be careful of getting caught in the wet sand. Also watch out for the poison oak and the poison hemlock. I show you what they look like so you can respect them and teach your children to do the same.

North County March Weather Has Me Spinning in Circles

Looking across Lawrence Moore Park in Paso Robles from Riverbank to the 101 Freeway and Beyond

Everything is about the weather this week, since we’ve gone from storm to storm with another possibly hitting us on Saturday. This offers you an on-the-spot-report on the weather and its effects at Lawrence Moore Park in Paso Robles on Friday afternoon, complete with pictures.

Down by the Salinas Riverside between the Storms

Salinas River Flows into Access Path from Lawrence Moore Park, Paso Robles

Walk with me along the Salinas River after today’s storm and see how full it’s become. You will be amazed if you haven’t seen it lately. I walked along the Salinas River Trail in Lawrence Moore Park in Paso Robles, observing the current of the overflowing river , the broken tree branches, and the cloud formations in the blue sky. Words can’t describe it, so I’ve brought you the pictures.