Category Archives: nature

Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve, 4/1/2017

Poppies, poppies everywhere!  I took a drive out to Lancaster to check out the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve this past weekend.  Like my trip to Anza-Borrego desert a few weeks ago, I went on a Saturday (ignoring my own advice). … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Desert Wildflowers, 2017

With every rainfall over the winter, I’ve been thinking about the prospect of wildflowers!  Yesterday, I ventured out to the Anza-Borrego Desert to see what had bloomed!  On the way from LA, I stopped in Aguanga to check out Ricardo … Continue reading

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Yosemite National Park, Mariposa Grove 10/31/2014

I took one of the last tram tours ever, through the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park last month.  In an effort to preserve and restore the grove, the tram has permanently stopped running.  In the Spring … Continue reading

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Birthday traditions, nature and Jim Morrison

Each year on my birthday, I try to plan something special involving music or the great outdoors.  In years past I’ve gone to concerts by some of my favorite artists.  My top three most memorable were probably Jane’s Addiction, Rob … Continue reading

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I’m thankful to live in Los Angeles

On Thanksgiving, I spent the day visiting all of the places in LA that I’m thankful for…from Malibu for sunrise to the Rainbow for a nightcap! The more I live, the more I appreciate how lucky I am.  I had … Continue reading

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