From one of my noontime walks; the southern magnolia blossoms are now hitting their stride here and the air around them is filled with a wonderful lemon citronella-scent.
Normally that’s not the title you want to read, because you can pretty much guess what the awful result is going to be — but this one has a positive outcome.
We were blasting down the road, happily headed for a day of exploration and family bonding in Death Valley National Park, when we flashed by a lump in the middle of the road. We all shouted at the same time while my dad was driving, “STOP!!! That’s a desert tortoise!!!” We quickly came to a halt and rushed back, taking care to not run over the petrified creature. Continue Reading →
With all the recent news about Kilauea erupting, I thought I’d share one of the images we took of the same area almost a decade ago.