Felicita Creek – Being present in the outdoors

Bernardo Mountain from the bridge

The other day, my daughter and I were walking our dog in the canyon near our home, like we do several times a day. It was hot, so we wanted to get our dog back inside as soon as possible. However, my daughter wanted to get some water, go back outside, and play in the […]

Bernardo Mountain – Peak #3

The view from the top of Bernardo Mountain

  Bernardo Mountain Elevation: 1,150′ Miles: 7.2 Trail head (33.06633, -117.0682) Agency: San Diego River Valley Conservancy I got a late start this morning, which meant I baked on the trail. I saw a red-tailed hawk, heard a rattlesnake, sat in the shade by a gurgling stream, and had an incredible view of Lake Hodges. I […]