As promised, here’s a post with pictures from the hikes I took in the Bay Area while waiting for my appointment time.
Just to remind you, here’s what it looked like near my neighborhood on Monday that week:
You can imagine how I luxuriated when I stepped out of the car at a park in the hills above Palo Alto on Friday and got this:
After finishing a 3.5-mile walk at the first park, I had a little extra time, so I drove up the hill a little farther. There I found another couple parks. I picked one and, at the suggestion of a helpful ranger, found a trail where I enjoyed the sweeping views.