Eureka to College of the Redwoods

Today was especially fun because I’ve added a new Sole Sister! Nancy from Redway Baptist Church walked with me for what was essentially a ‘utility’ day – basically getting from Point A to Point B without much glamour involved. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: The Dream Center Church Spotlight: Faith Center Foursquare Church –…

Alliance to Eureka

Today I walked from Alliance through downtown Arcata – then a 5-mile stretch of US 101 that was designated ‘freeway’.  But there were no ‘Pedestrians Prohibited’ signs where I entered the freeway, so I went for it! (And no, I didn’t crawl through any barbed wire  fences to avoid seeing the signs!) Spotlights This Week:…

Little River SP to Alliance

About half the mileage today was on the Hammond Coastal Trail and the other half was through rural farmland – all north of Arcata. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: The Dream Center Church Spotlight: Faith Center Foursquare Church – Eureka, CA Church Spotlight: First Baptist Church – Redway, CA It was a nice, relaxing day…

Patrick’s Point to Little River State Park

Today was a totally beautiful day of walking! With no transportation issues to deal with, I was able to cruise along Patrick’s Point Drive into Trinidad then beyond on an amazing stretch of road called Scenic Drive. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: The Dream Center Church Spotlight: Faith Center Foursquare Church – Eureka, CA…

Sunday Update

I started the day out with Sunday School and church services at First Baptist Church in Redway – it was a 70-mile drive from my host home in Eureka, but so worth the trip… I was surprised to find that the Sunday School teacher and his wife have ties to Hope Chapel from years ago!…

Eureka – I Have Found It!

This is the California State motto, and also the name of the town I’m staying in this week. I had a nice trip up here, staying overnight last night with our Walnut Creek friends, and I’m now with my host family from Faith Center Foursquare Church. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: The Dream…