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This weekend, Josh and I went to a Father & Son church camp in Portola Redwood State Park. The campsite was in a clearing within a redwood grove with a campfire. We toasted hot dogs and marshmallows and made smores around the campfire in the evening. In the morning, we had hot chocolate and breakfast burritos. Some of the boys disturbed a beehive/wasps nest and paid the price! Fortunately, Josh escaped the bee attack… Read More

For one of our first days out, before Dave had started at Apple, we headed out to Big Basin Redwood Park to see some giant redwood trees. After a twisty drive through the Santa Cruz mountains, we arrived at the park, loaded Olive into the baby carrier and set off on one of the family-friendly trails. We really enjoyed our time there – the children were keen to take photos of the trees,… Read More