Over on the east side of Owens Lake lies the little town of Keeler, population 50, so says the sign.
Nowadays, I have found myself traveling up north to Sacramento on a near-monthly basis to sell my ideas and try to nail down other projects that people have talked to me about participating in. These pictures were taken in early … Continue reading
On a recent trip up to Sacramento, I took a trip through the Delta. Arriving shortly after lunch time, the weather was mild and quite lovely. The orchards and vineyards will still in winter mode – brown and barren so … Continue reading
In October, I had the pleasure of joining the Sustainable Cotton Project on a farm tour to see how this non-profit that is dedicated to the production and promotion of of sustainably grown domestic cotton fiber is working to change … Continue reading
In September, we took the kids out to the Los Angeles County Fair which is held at the Pomona Fairplex.
One of my most favorite things to eat in the world are artichokes, and so I was excited to have the chance to drive through Castroville, the Artichoke Capital of the World! And as a bonus, at the end, I’ll … Continue reading
I must confess that whenever I travel the Central Valley, I see grapes, pistachios and almonds growing, plus citrus, lots of citrus – and I think to myself, this is not what I eat. My family eats some table grapes … Continue reading
If you want to see the best of the Salton Sea, then you should visit the Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge at the southern end of the sea.
Last month, I attended a conference in downtown LA. On the last night, I took a hotel room and stayed around for the cocktail reception on the 51st floor of a skyscraper, and then went for a stroll around downtown … Continue reading
This is Los Angeles’ spectacular Walt Disney Concert Hall, home of the L.A. Philharmonic. I remember reading somewhere that the inspiration for the building is a rose. Do you see a rose in that building? Whether you do or … Continue reading
It may sound strange, but there aren’t many public gathering places in Los Angeles. While there are many places to go in Los Angeles that can accomodate large numbers of people, there isn’t really an equivalent of New York’s Times … Continue reading
Ah … the Salton Sea. It is a place I have visited many times; it is a place I’m sure I will visit yet again (even over the howls of protest from my children). On a tour I took of … Continue reading