Jul 072011
Weekend Wilderness: Escape to Horseshoe Meadow

Sometimes the inertia of getting out of the city is too much to overcome – especially when we’re talking about a long holiday weekend like the Fourth of July.  My three main barriers to outdoor enjoyment seem to be logistics, the heat, and the crowds that commute en masse from the Los Angeles area to […]

Apr 132010
Technicolor Spring

I grew up in Ohio, a land of relatively modest wildflower displays.  When I was younger, I made do with dandelions and the white, aptly-named queen ann’s lace.  So I’m still blown away when I drive along the 5 or along the PCH and see the dazzling colors of wildflowers that pop up along the […]