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Autumn Leaves on Wet Asphalt

The Power of Friendship: Sweetwater Springs Road and Geyser Peak Road

I met Michael several years ago when he moved to the same Petaluma apartment complex I lived in.  He was my downstairs neighbor. About a year after I met Michael, I left Petaluma for the nearby community of Rohnert Park. RP was a crazy year. It’s a tract home / big box store / highway overpass […]

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Sonoma State Native Plant Butterfly Garden

Sonoma State Native Plant Butterfly Garden

I came across the Sonoma State Native Plant Butterfly Garden one evening by accident.  Being new to Rohnert Park, I was walking along the Copeland Creek nature trail and having a great time exploring without any idea of where I was going and how I was going to get back.  This is an accurate description […]

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Copeland Creek Leaves

Copeland Creek – Rohnert Park, California

Copeland Creek, an urban nature trail in Rohnert Park, CA It’s about an hour before dusk.  The air is warm without weight, a Northern California summer evening.  Tall trees fold over this urban nature trail and native plants crowd alongside the asphalt’s edge. Deep in the creek, frogs congregate and their noisy conversation is louder […]

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