Tag Archives: Spiders

Happy Halloween/Samhain/Dia de los Muertos!

Halloween, or Samhain, is the time of the Celtic New Year, the end of harvest and the winding down of warmer, sunnier months into a darker, more introspective time of year. Watching the orb weaver spiders spin their silken webs … Continue reading

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Tarantula season on Mt. Diablo!

Mt. Diablo State Park is about 1-1.5 hours east of San Francisco, and is rich with trails for hiking and mountain biking, wildflowers, wildlife habitat, and – on clear days – 360-degree views extending East toward the Sierra Nevada mountains, … Continue reading

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