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Explorit Hits the Big 3-0

Explorit Hits the Big 3-0

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and one of Davis’ unique treasures lies less than a mile from my home, so I walk by it several times a week.  However, as Spring Break approaches, it’s time to do more than walk by.  After all, this April will mark the 30th birthday of what was originally called the […]

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A Pair of Ponds in Davis

A Pair of Ponds in Davis

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and a reader named Betty Berteaux suggested that I might enjoy walking around two ponds in Davis, the West Area Pond, which is located between Arlington and Covell in West Davis and the North Area Drainage Pond, near the corner of Anderson and F Streets in North Davis.  I had walked […]

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Creating Guitars for the Ages

Creating Guitars for the Ages

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I’ve been really gratified to receive a good number of ideas for future entries in this series.  Rita Hosking sent me on this walk, telling me that I’d be fascinated by the work of a luthier that she relies on.  First of all, I had to find out what a […]

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Send Drama Students to Scotland

Send Drama Students to Scotland

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and I was browsing the shelves of my local used stereo equipment, book and office supply store, also known as the SPCA Thrift Store, when I saw a familiar face.  Former Emerson teacher and current performer on the Americana music scene, Rita Hosking, didn’t have a guitar in hand, but she […]

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Send Me Walking & Win

Send Me Walking & Win

Hi.  I’m Walking Bob, and as I put together this 72nd Walking Bob blog entry, I need your help.  In the past, readers have suggested things they’d like me to look into and write about, like the houses traveling down Third Street shown above.  However, I need a new list of great ideas and what […]

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Autumn Leaves in Davis

Autumn Leaves in Davis

Hi.  I’m walking Bob, and after 35 years in Southern California I had pretty well forgotten about the beauty of the changing of the seasons that has added so much color to Davis in recent weeks.  When I started to write this article, it was even more colorful, but the recent winds did their best […]

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