A blog dedicated to the musings of my 5 year old

..and other stuff

Tri-Valley: climate & weather

Checking the weather is one of the first things I do as I drink my morning coffee (it’s often more uplifting than the news). One of the reasons is our myriad Bay Area micro-climates, another reason is because of El Niño and La Niña influences on our weather, and, lastly, it’s because our nights and mornings are often very ... Read More »

Tri-Valley: Hiking with Kids

For some, hiking with kids is as easy as a trip to the beach – just jump in the car and everyone’s raring to go. And if you think about it, during any visit to a nearby park your kid will play, run, skip, jump, and climb for HOURS. Once, when my husband let our daughter wear ... Read More »

Tri-Valley: Things To Do, Monthly Events

When I meet someone new to the Tri-Valley, the question I’m asked most often is, “What’s there to do around here?” Things to do could be interpreted in many ways. Do you want to do something local? Would you prefer to explore the wider Bay Area? Are you aiming for something routine or a special event? ... Read More »