The Eastern Sierra and Pacific Northwest

It's October and that means it was road trip time (I'm in a rut—this is the third year in a row that I've taken a road trip the first week of October). If you really want the gory details of the entire trip, you can read about them here. Suffice it to say, it was … Continue reading The Eastern Sierra and Pacific Northwest

Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

As Memorial Day approaches, I thought it would be appropriate to remember its true meaning by visiting Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery yesterday. I arrived at the cemetery about an hour before sunset on a completely overcast and gray day, so I thought the black-and-white photos reflected the mood of both the day and the location. … Continue reading Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

Exploring at Torrey Pines SNR

Now that I have my new California State Parks annual pass, I've been putting it to good use by visiting a number of the Southern California beach state parks. Yesterday, it was back to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve north of La Jolla. With its expansive beach at the base of towering cliffs that are … Continue reading Exploring at Torrey Pines SNR