Spring into Summer

It’s been June gloom for the last few weeks here in Santa Barbara, despite summer being just around the corner. Continue reading


Celebrating Summer (in February!)


“Good times” is an apt summary of this past summer in Santa Barbara (and other places.) Continue reading

Across the Pacific

About 9 months ago, I got a pretty mundane email Continue reading

Ich bin ein Hamburger


I crouched down near my doorway each morning last week to lace up my waterproof hiking boots. Continue reading