Laurelwood Park Hike

Near our apartment is a hill that seems like the highest point for miles. Nathaniel and I have tried to find the base of it to hike up in the past, but could never quite find it just by following our map. He googled around, though, and figured out that it’s a public park. TodayContinue reading “Laurelwood Park Hike”

Bedwell Bayfront Park

The exploration of California continued today with a trip to Bedwell Bayfront Park, which is about 20 minutes from our apartment. While we walked around the park, which is surrounded by salt flats up until the ocean, Nathaniel asked me what my expectations for a shooting location were. Essentially, he asked me if I wasContinue reading “Bedwell Bayfront Park”

Two-a-Day Sunday

On Sunday morning, Nathaniel and I went to Orangetheory Fitness, which he is a seasoned veteran in and I was a newbie (and it showed!) It’s an intense hour-long workout involving treadmill, stationary rowing, and weights. Each workout is different, so you never do the same routine twice. Prior to the workout, you are providedContinue reading “Two-a-Day Sunday”

An Evening in Twin Pines Park

Last night, Nathaniel and I took a walk to a park close by our house to throw the baseball around. Naturally, I brought my camera with me in case I saw anything noteworthy. The stars of the shoot ended up being a few birds and a squirrel which were less than pleased to have usContinue reading “An Evening in Twin Pines Park”

Sunday Swelter

Today I spent most of the day cleaning the apartment and relaxing, trying to keep cool. The Bay was in some kind of pressure cooker- it hit 97 at one point!  This evening, we went to my Grandfather’s retirement home for dinner. It was a night of story-telling, family updates, and great food. On our wayContinue reading “Sunday Swelter”