And then it happened. Something splashing in the water, seen out of the corner of her eye. Was it a fish jumping? No, there was no concentric circle that occurs after a fish splash. A diving bird? No, they were everywhere but none surfaced nearby. … Read More Hiking with Manta Rays
We noticed the shore was littered with seaweed and the sea was literally turning green. So we began to wonder, is it edible?… Read More Where to Harvest Fresh Seaweed and See Pelicans Roost
We have been meeting sea-anemones, condors, crabs, sea lions and seals. It brings back fond memories of some of our other coastal excursions and adventures, all over the U.S. and elsewhere. … Read More Going Coastal – 13 Unique Seaside Adventures
This is the tale of our life just before COVID-19 started calling all of the shots and the carpet was swept out from under our feet. Arriving in L.A., we planned to be staying for a couple of months — longer than usual when we come around. So we decided to renew our registration at… Read More Straight Out of Central Casting to Pandemic Times
A stroll down the Walk Of Fame in Hollywood… Read More Walking the Walk in Hollywood
Hiking across Golden Gate Bridge… Read More Thinking of Mark Twain on a Spring Hike in San Francisco
Los Angeles is not a city that you can explore exhaustively by foot, but you can exhaust yourself trying to explore it. We spent the better part of a day hiking 12 miles across the heart of town to take in two attractions. First, there was the Marciano art gallery, a huge warehouse-like facility that… Read More LA Art Slide
A village built by and for Chinese workers in the Nineteenth Century.… Read More Double Haiku: Locke, California
With an area about the size of Rhode Island, Joshua Tree National Park is a huge playground of natural wonders. The night before we went there, we had a ringside seat to the playground in the heavens, with a clear view of stars trekking across the sky, thanks to our camping spot on BLM land… Read More Joshua Tree Jaunt
Celebrating Disney with our son and Kimberly’s birth mother.… Read More Generations at Disney
A Comedy Club in Beautiful Downtown Burbank… Read More A Comedy Club in Beautiful Downtown Burbank
In India, the Holi Festival (or Festival Of Colors) marks the beginning of spring. Communities in many American cities have adopted and adapted the occasion, such as Riverside, California, where we attended the event this year. It featured music, dancing, yoga, refreshments, arts and crafts and a lady walking and dancing on stilts. And best… Read More Colorful Holi USA style
They call it the Miracle Mile Because of How it Was Developed… Read More They Call It the Miracle Mile Because of How It Was Developed, and It Has Nothing to Do with the Film Industry, Except That in L.A. Everything Does, Doesn’t It?
Brooding roadside dinosaursat Cabazon Passprepare to duelover distant prize:Indian casino.
Like pinpoints on a battle map.Ecologist’s dream.Don Quixote’s nightmare.
We came, we saw, we danced. And danced and danced. For nearly all of 2018, we danced in a different scenic or iconic location every day. We began on New Year’s Day on the beach in Myrtle Beach, SC; and we skipped and swayed and pranced and capered and cavorted and bopped and twirled and… Read More Dance Across America – East to West