What does three men, a dog and one woman have in common? Well at first glance nothing, but after a little digging you’ll see we have several things in common. We all met briefly while hiking in one of the beautiful East Bay Regional Parks in Oakland California.
While the HoneyBee and I were out hiking in the beautiful Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, CA. two weeks ago, we had the pleasure and opportunity to meet some very friendly people along the way. Wait, before I get into that let me tell you about the experience of the hike and walking beneath giants.
Well, let me tell you if you haven’t seen a redwood tree you have missed seeing one of the most magnificent sights ever and if you’ve had the opportunity to see some redwoods then you know what I’m talking about. Now let me tell you about walking beneath hundreds of these magnificent giants, it’s something very spiritual and almost humbling. So, our day started out around 8:30 am when we arrived at the Redwood Bowl Staging Area where we parked our car and begin our hike. We started out on the West Rim Trail which is nice and shady. We followed the West Rim Trail until we reached Orchard Trail which started our downward descent into the lower area of the park. Before we started down my HoneyBee said, “Jeanine, you know if you go down you have to come up somewhere”. Me being me said, “I know, I know let’s go I’ll be okay”. He warned me one last time, but me being me just I kept on going. Continue reading “3 Men, A Dog & 1 Woman?”