Flood, Mud, Fire and Earthquake.

Folks often say that California doesn’t have seasons. While it’s true we don’t experience the seasons typically associated with gorgeous Pinterest pages — and oh, how I love me some images of crisp autumn twilight and mugs of hot beverages – we can consistently expect the arrival of Flood, Mud, Fire and Earthquake. As a Native Californian, I grew up reading the history of how earthquakes, floods, muds and fire have destroyed many a town up and down our fine […]

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“Happiness is a warm puppy.” — Charles M. Schulz

Few things make me chuckle like watching winky little dogs out for a walk with their great big owners.  Last night, tromping up and down the tremendous hills of Canyon Country (with aptly named streets like Mammoth, Fuji, Pinnacle), I watched a woman out walking a tiny terrorized terrier.  It was really more of a dragging than a walking as she was reading a book (the woman, not the dog) and oblivious to the pooped pup behind her.  For the […]

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