Monthly Archives April 2015

Kirk Creek Campground

Kirk Creek is a little piece of Big Sur paradise.  One of the first places we tried out, long ago, when we first got our little Sunny Brook trailer, was Kirk Creek Campground.

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We were so excited to have a travel trailer that was self contained and freed us up to go places we wouldn’t have gone before. 

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Kirk Creek is located near the south end of the stretch of Highway 1 known as Big Sur. There are multiple campgrounds along Big Sur but I think that Kirk Creek Campground is one of the few (if not the only) that is actually situated on the ocean side of Highway 1.  It’s not a large campground with only 32 sites.  But, as it is located on a bluff overlooking the ocean, every site, not only the ones along the edge, has an ocean view.

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There are multiple ways to spend your time...

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Left Neglected — A Book Review

My friend, Nancy, sent me an email recommending this book.  She said she had found it “fascinating”.  So, I added it to my request list at the library and it came in right before our spring camping trip at Sycamore Ranch.  

Left Neglected

“Left Neglected” is the story of Sarah Nickerson, a career driven, super-mom, living in an affluent Boston suburb.  She thrives on balancing the heavy demands of her job and the hectic schedules of her three children, priding herself on never letting a single minute go to waste.  Then one rainy drive to work, trying to take advantage of what she considered to be a spare minute to make a call, results in a tragic car accident leaving her with a traumatic brain injury.

The title of this book, “Left Neglected”, is the name of the brain injury Sarah suffers...

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