Nature Walks 2008: Table of Contents

Fir Cove: Lakeside Redwood stumps, Loch Lomond, Felton, Santa Cruz, California

I sit at the computer too much— bookmarking interesting articles from the New York Times and stories on enlightenment, typing up Stanford lectures, gathering inspiring passages from my favorite poets and philosophers, researching the fascinating topics of dates and numbers, and sharing insights that inspire us to illumination. My friends have tried to get me away from the computers and explore nature more. Here are a dozen hikes from 2008. I'm sharing the photos taken on these excursions as well as haiku poems inspired on the occasion. I've also included "Leonardo: 500 Years into the Future" as this exhibit tour may be regarded as a hike in the imagination. (Peter Y. Chou,

Date of HikePlace of Hike
Tuesday, January 1, 2008 Gamble Garden, Palo Alto
Sunday, March 23, 2008 Pulgas Ridge, San Mateo County
Sunday, August 17, 2008 Loch Lomond, Felton, Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 24, 2008 Windy Hill, Portola Valley
Sunday, August 31, 2008 Long Ridge, San Mateo County
Monday, September 1, 2008 Thornewood, Woodside
Sunday, September 7, 2008 El Corte De Madera, San Mateo County
Sunday, September 14, 2008 Purisima Creek Redwoods, San Mateo County
Sunday, September 21, 2008 Skyline to the Sea Trail, Highway 9
Thursday, September 25, 2008 Pulgas Ridge: Poetry & the Mighty Oaks
Sunday, September 28, 2008 Lessons from Stanford Cubberley Oak
Monday, September 29, 2008 Mountain View Redwood Chopped Down
Saturday, November 1, 2008 Leonardo: 500 Years into the Future, San Jose
Friday, November 28, 2008 Almaden Quicksilver County Park, San Jose
Sunday, December 28, 2008 Almaden Lake Park, San Jose

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