The last few days have been unseasonably warm in the Bay Area, and El Nino appears to have gone in hiding.
The Adventures did what a lot of other folks did, head out to Arastradero open space for hike. Arriving a bit before 11:00, the parking lot was completely full, and no one appeared to be leaving. So the headed to the mini lot at the other end of the preserve.
This provided a different loop hike than normal and some different sights. One was L’s favorite oak tree that sits on a knoll alone…