Sunday, June 22, 2014

Hiking At The Gator Pits

For the first time in ages, we ventured out to the Gator Pits, aka Loyce E. Harpe Park, yesterday for some hiking.  We only saw eight alligators but even with the blistering heat and humidity, it was nice to be out of the house.

These trails are actually used for off road biking and some of them are quite steep and terrifying.  I have a hard enough time navigating them on foot and can't imagine careening down one on a bicycle (this is way steeper than it appears).

The super rare Aluminum Can Tree.

This was a tiny little snake.  I thought someone had lost a shoelace.

People are assholes!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Back in high school my friends and I had a club that was medieval/renaissance themed.  We always talked about going to a renaissance festival but never made it to one.  This weekend, thanks to some free tickes, I finally went.  It was everthing I expected and more.  I quickly got past the over-the-top-geeky factor and really enjoyed myself.  All I need now is a nice codpiece to wear next year!