The 87,000-acre Coe Park is located near Morgan Hill, south of San Jose, in the Diablo Range. The park is the largest in northern California. It began as the Pine Ridge Ranch, a 12,230-acre cattle ranch owned by Henry Willard Coe, Jr., from 1905-1943. Coe’s daughter, Sada Coe Robinson, repurchased the ranch in 1950 andContinue reading “Henry W. Coe State Park”
Thank you to all of you who have read Custodian of the Spirits. The story continues in Book Two, which is in progress. Pictured are a few sources to help make the story more authentic. Stay tuned!
This is a picture of grooves in the earth left by the thousands of covered wagons headed West. Taken near Fort Laramie, Wyoming, it gives a sense of the rugged nature of the journey.
Fiona Lenihan has crossed an ocean, so why not a continent? Welcome to the Valley of Heart’s Delight, also known as the Santa Clara Valley or Silicon Valley. Back in the 1850s it was a sweeping plain with oak trees and marshes, dotted with thousands of grazing cattle and sheep. The Valley of Heart’s DelightContinue reading “Welcome to the Valley of Heart’s Delight”
Bronwyn is a nurse by day and writer by night. She crafts stories about strong women like the women who have inspired her over the years, especially women who come to know their strength through adversity. Custodian of the Spirits tells the tale of such a woman. This blog will provide updates and behind-the-scenes informationContinue reading “Bronwyn Long Borne”