Two years in a row, two different deserts in California, two “super blooms.” This year (2017) we visited Anza Borrego State Park, located in the Colorado Desert of California (is that like the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim?). We were … Continue reading
Ok, I might have missed the peak of the bloom by a week or two. We spent the first weekend of April in Anza Borrego, a state park in eastern San Diego County. It’s hard to time these things just … Continue reading
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Gardens are funny things. They are of nature, but not natural. They are the results of unseen human hands and, mostly, scaled to a human-sized experience. Sometimes the gardener’s hand is more hidden; other times, it is much more apparent. Along the … Continue reading
Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Happy Inauguration Day. In honor of yesterday’s events, I am posting a few photos from my recent trip to Washington D.C. This was the first time I’ve visited the relatively new MLK, Jr. … Continue reading
I had a chance to visit Washington DC a few days before Thanksgiving. I spent a lot of time there as a kid. My dad grew up in the city and we used to go regularly to visit my grandparents. … Continue reading
You might have seen my earlier post about Strangler Figs. When I traveled to Belize this spring, I got a chance to see those strangler figs in action! Deep in the jungle, among the Mayan ruins, are many trees slowly … Continue reading
Well, I was lucky enough to enjoy a fantastic vacation in Belize a few weeks ago (which helps to explain the long period of time between my posts). It was much too short, but otherwise perfect. Of course, I can’t … Continue reading