Santa Cruz

I started just a hair north of the Santa Cruz city limits and never quite departed. I was just having too much fun to take my leave. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight:  The Dream Center Church Spotlight: Santa Cruz Hope Church Being 10 miles ahead of schedule on the final day of this…

Davenport to Santa Cruz

Y’all are gonna think I’m lying about all this bad weather that’s supposed to spoil my days… but once again I had 10 miles with only one light drizzle that lasted about 2 minutes. I even saw my shadow for a bit – does that mean 6 more weeks of rain??? Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope…

Pigeon Point Lighthouse SHP to Davenport

Well, the S4H ‘Triathlon’ was dry all day – I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that the most significant rain up until late evening occurred just after I had loaded my bike and got into the car at the end of the final leg! Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: Desire Street Ministries Church…

San Gregorio SB to Pigeon Point Lighthouse SHP

Today was the first of several Soles 4 Hope ‘Triathlon’ days – drive, bike & walk! Because the rain will be significant tomorrow (perhaps the heaviest to date on days I’m trekking), my goal was to get as far ahead of schedule as possible. The weather was beautiful today, so I took full advantage. Spotlights…

Half Moon Bay to San Gregorio State Beach

There’s only one bus per day in the San Gregorio area, and it picks up at 6:40 a.m. This time of year, it’s totally dark at that time – especially on cloudy days. It was a little unnerving standing out on the rural highway in the dark, waiting for a bus that was running late.…

Devil’s Slide to Half Moon Bay

Before I start writing about today, I MUST post this beautiful picture of yesterday’s sunrise in the desert at our Women’s Retreat. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity Spotlight: Desire Street Ministries Church Spotlight: Coastline Christian Fellowship – Astoria, OR I left for San Francisco directly from the desert. It took longer than expected because of…

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I was blessed to be able to attend our church’s Women’s Retreat on my final few days home. It was a wonderful time with hundreds of precious women who share my faith, and an appropriate way to begin my journey back up to the San Francisco Bay area. Spotlights This Week: Always: Hope Chapel Missions Charity…