Some good news, some bad. First, the bad news: Two palms in my backyard were deemed by the HOA to be encroaching on neighboring properties. Now, the good news: I didn’t like the trees anyway. They were dirty and required too much maintenance considering how little shade they provided. Ultimately they will be replaced by […]
Despite the continuing Coronavirus pandemic, the patriotic pride of Sun Lakes Country Club residents was on full display this weekend during the annual 4th of July Cart and Float parade. I heard some grousing that the parade was smaller than usual and didn’t include classic cars, but this being my first July 4th here in […]
This time next weekend I will likely be immersed in reviewing my take from the 7th Annual Rendezvous Back to Route 66 car show. Used to be the biggest event in San Bernardino every year. Four days of cars, cruising, contests, even a carnival for the kids. Candy Clark, from the cast of the 70s […]
On Tuesday, after the Memorial Day weekend, I went for a short road Trip to Ventura. I’d driven through the town, en route to Santa Barbara and points north a gazillion times, but never stopped. After a brief walk on California’s longest wooden pier I enjoyed lunch at Beach House Tacos, rumored to serve the […]
In going through some old files, I came across this favorite from some years ago, showing a father and son thoroughly enjoying themselves at Snowdrift Snow Tubing Park a few miles up the hill in the San Bernardino National Forest. Recents rains and today’s low temperatures have me hopeful we’ll get a good snow year.
I’m looking forward to checking out the annual Festival of Lights in downtown Riverside. Every year, shortly after Labor Day, crews begin the monumental task of decorating The Mission Inn for the event, which begins with the lighting ceremony the day after Thanksgiving and ends around New Years Day. It’s pretty amazing to me that […]
Our friends at Think Tank Photo/MindShift Gear just alerted us that their very popular BackLight rear-entry backpacks are back in stock. These may be the most popular backpacks in all of outdoor photography. They come in three sizes (36 liter, 26 liter, 18 liter), two colors, and are extremely comfortable, especially when you are carrying […]