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When you read this…

When you read this…

…this is what I’ll be doing; drinking and eating with my beau, Michael. This picture was taken at the DLM publisher’s (Cary) house in Davis, but I’m in San Francisco right now somewhere celebrating my birthday. Well I will be – truthfully at the moment I’m daydreaming of the weekend ahead as I sit at [...]

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Daytrip to Tomales Bay

Daytrip to Tomales Bay

Tomales Bay State Park is a 1 ½-2 hour drive from Davis. The drive through Novato, and Highway 101 is gorgeous with winding roads, green hills and cows grazing that finally opens up to Tomales Bay and Point Reyes. Catch a great lunch in Point Reyes at Reyes Café that Sunset magazine named “Their favorite [...]

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Carpe Davis: Picnic Day 2010

Carpe Davis: Picnic Day 2010

UC Davis celebrated its 96th annual Picnic Day last month on Saturday April 17th. Picnic Day began in 1909 when the University wanted to showcase the new dairy barn. The attendees in 1909 capped at about 2000, all with their picnic lunches ready to enjoy the open house and activities. This years attendees were estimated [...]

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Contemplating Composting

Contemplating Composting

I’ve been a composter for quite a few years…piling much of my garden clippings and all of my vegetative kitchen scraps in a three sided bin and layering in leaves that I gather each fall and save for just this purpose. But I’ve always been what some would call a lazy composter…willing to wait for [...]

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Picnic Day Magic

Picnic Day Magic

Hi. I’m Walking Bob and I was heading up Fifth Street at 8 a.m., determined to finish my four-mile walk to the Chemistry Building to get some of those highly sought tickets for the Picnic Day Chemistry Magic Show. I was sad to see that I was already passing early morning, or still-going from the [...]

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