Our latest trip to Sea Ranch started as it always does, with a bowl of garlicky clam chowder in Bodega Bay. We left at 8 AM and arrived to the house around 11. It was such a relief to escape the heat of the East Bay to the cool foggy seaside. Russell bought a baby hiking backpack on Craigslist. Satski loves it, loves it so much he passes out in it almost every time. Our friends with a son the same age as Satski joined us. They don’t quite play together yet but they play side by side and keep each other company. They’re the cutest. I took Monday off from work and we stayed an extra night. The fog cleared and it was beautiful sunny skies.