Trails to Trudge: Montana De Oro State Park, the Sequel

Bluff Trail: length: 4.6 miles terrain: very easy, wide open trail; well maintained, easy to walk on and level footing payoff: unbelievable ocean views and lush flora all over the trail The Bluff trail is one of the easiest and most beautiful trails I've ever been on.  It's a smooth walk along a mixture of … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Montana De Oro State Park, the Sequel

Checking in With the Celtics…Part VII

Record: 49-33 Notable Wins:  @GSW, @SAC, @LAL, @IND Notable L's:  @PHI, 4-game losing streak "Like a Phoenix arisen from the ashes, the 2018-'19 Boston Celtics have finally arrived." - Me, after the Golden State win Ecstatic, I felt like the Celtics had really turned the whole season around.  It was one of Hayward's best games … Continue reading Checking in With the Celtics…Part VII

Trails to Trudge: Morro Strand State Beach

Disclaimer: less of a "traditional Trails to Trudge, this post is more about the experience at Morro Strand as a campsite and a beach. Morro Strand State Beach terrain: sand dunes as far as the eye can see leading up to the ocean payoff: campsites right on the beach, calm ocean vibes "After a quick … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Morro Strand State Beach

Trails to Trudge: Big Sur, The Sequel

author's note: the pull of Big Sur is like a feeling deep within your conscience that cannot be ignored.  After visiting for the first time in 2017 (check out my posts here and here), I could not wait to return and be back in the natural phenomenon that is Big Sur.  As with Big Basin, returning to … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Big Sur, The Sequel

steez you can hear Vol.19: Road Trippin’

There is no denying my love for hiking, camping and seeing the best of what nature has to offer. One of the most underrated aspects of doing activities like that, is the act of getting to those places.  That's where road trips come into play.  "The road trip" is a kind of rite of passage … Continue reading steez you can hear Vol.19: Road Trippin’

Trails to Trudge: Big Basin Buzzard’s Roost

I've been to Big Basin before, you can check it out here, but this time was different.  For 1, I had company; 2, I knew what I was doing and 3, I knew where to go. This made everything so much easier this time around.  Tyler, Brian and myself (aka "THE WOLFPACK") were in Northern … Continue reading Trails to Trudge: Big Basin Buzzard’s Roost

steez you can hear Vol.18: Sean Patrick’s Day

Playlist for the week of March 18, 2019: https://open.spotify.com/user/1244866248/playlist/19Ly9N5rfC5l8fD1Pc95YA?si=_4RKO5K2TRWsSwvm52DD_w Star of the County Down by Van Morrison and The Chieftains: I recently discovered this Van Morrison/Chieftains collab album Irish Heartbeat a couple weeks ago and it blew me away.  Van Morrison's vocals over a classic Irish ballad is a perfect match Goodbye Mick, Goodbye Pat … Continue reading steez you can hear Vol.18: Sean Patrick’s Day