18 Hours of Camping on Mount Diablo

“When are we going camping again?” “I want to sleep in a tent!” “I love camping, why don’t you take us?” Since our Pinnacles adventure almost three years ago, I haven’t broken out the camping gear and tried camping again. Sure I’ve put the tent up in a backyard. And I’ve broken out the sleeping…

It Would Be an Easy Hike–She Said

During our adventure in Pinnacles, we had four kids who needed entertaining and were too small to go along on the rock climbing adventure with the men.  So the four women along on the trip decided to take them on a nice, easy, hike to some interesting caves.  What could go wrong? About a mile…

Car Camping Adventures

Last summer my son’s pre-school class did a two week long module on camping.  They read books about it, pretended to cook over a campfire, and ended with a “camp out” durning nap time where they told stories around imaginary fires and slept in sleeping bags. It was adorable. Until my son started asking me…