Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve

Back in February we did our first hike at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve.  The day I picked to visit this park and do a 8 mile loop, it turned out to be unseasonably hot, 77 degrees, the loop we planned was almost all sunny trails, and would’ve been a scorcher for us. Instead we did the…

Chico thinks the tent is a doggy play palace!

Our Coleman Sundome 2 person tent got here a couple days ago. I wanted to practice setting it up, and sleeping in it since I have to set it up in the dark the first night of our road trip, and Chico, my dog,  has never been in a tent before.  I actually watched a couple…