Majestic Muir Woods

One of my favorite spots…Muir Woods.


This past February, I had the wonderful pleasure of traveling to the San Francisco area to celebrate my brother’s 40th birthday. I have seven siblings and all of us (including my mother) traveled from several different locations in the United States to celebrate.

One highlight during the week was a visit the beautiful and lush Muir Woods National Monument.   Located twelve miles north of San Francisco, this primeval forest consists of old-growth coastal redwoods. According to Wikipedia, “The tallest tree in the Muir Woods is 258 feet… Most of the redwoods in the monument are between 500 and 800 years old. The oldest is at least 1,200 years old!” Empasis added. 🙂

Walking among these majestic towering giants was a magical experience. The constant drizzle and fog added to the enchantment. And everywhere I looked – up, down, and around, I was captivated by the scene – moss…

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