Perfect Pescadero Bike Loop

I just adore Pescadero, this quaint little fishing town just south of Santa Cruz is filled with charming activities and stunning backroads. Last weekend I tried a new 31 mile bike loop here recommended by a 7X7 article, and it was just as lovely as the article alleged. After picking up a lovely coffee at … Continue reading Perfect Pescadero Bike Loop

Heavenly Swimming Holes

We have some lovely swimming holes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. One of the best known, is the Garden of Eden swimming hole off Highway 9 in the Henry Cowell Redwoods. This little piece of heaven can be tough to find, but is well worth it. There are a few parking spots along the road, … Continue reading Heavenly Swimming Holes

Social Policy

This morning, when I realized my 7:30 a.m. meeting had been cancelled, I seized the opportunity to grab some excellent coffee before starting the day at my normal time (8:00 a.m.). I ventured out on Paseo de San Antonio to Social Policy, a lovely little coffee shop in the old Blackbird Tavern. Social Policy is … Continue reading Social Policy