I haven’t posted much these past months…. well, actually I’ve only posted twice since the beginning of last July. I’m on a mission to fix that. I hope you’ll all hang in there with me! I left the Pacific Northwest
A Stop at Grave Creek Covered Bridge
A beautiful sunny day on the road. A stop right off Interstate 5. Nobody around but me. Built in 1920, the Grave Creek Covered Bridge survives as one of the few remaining covered bridges in Southern Oregon. The farmer who
The Getty Center
Driving north up the 405 in LA, one can see a big building perched high on the hill overlooking the roadway. It’s impressive by any standard and includes a number of buildings, not just one. It’s hard to miss, those
America’s Got Talent… and you can go see it, too!
Want to have a fun afternoon with gobs of people watching, a little bit of standing in line, and a view of what goes on behind the cameras at one of the top talent shows in the US? Oh yeah,
Touring City Hall with 35 Third-Graders – or how to question your sanity in 60 minutes or less
Let me just say up front that it wasn’t the almost-three dozen third-graders that had me wringing my hands in despair and getting more grey hair by the second. It wasn’t even the very awkward logistics of trying to navigate
One Just Never Knows…
I’ve been hanging out for the past week near the Central Coast of California in a campground in the hills between Morro Bay and Atascadero. Some days, I go into Morro Bay for a macchiato, a walk on the beach,
It’s Super-Blooming in the Anza Borrego Desert!
Every bunch of years or so, the Anza Borrego Desert in southeastern California does what’s known as a super-bloom; the last time one occurred out here was in 2005. A combination of lots of rain and lots of sun brings