Category Archives: Weather

while Ventura & LA counties burn…

The Santa Monica Mountains average a deadly wildfire every 8 years. Since approximately 1939 there have been 10 deadly wildfires that have popped up in this one area. Fire corridors exist and have for decades, especially during the Santa Ana … Continue reading

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keep the door open to long distance friends

The holidays are a perfect time to take inventory of those long-distance friendships you’ve cultivated over the years. You may not see them as often as you’d like to sit down for a cup of coffee or go out for … Continue reading

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summer + nature = redwoods

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Could you really go green?

It was not until we saw the picture of the earth, from the moon, that we realized how small and how helpless this planet is – something that we must hold in our arms and care for. ~ Margaret Mead   … Continue reading

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Autumn

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus Winter’s coming but until then find your favorite place in the park and enjoy nature at its best.     While most summer flowers have already given … Continue reading

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Gardening during the drought

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Sometimes I think I need my head examined for trying to have a garden during a drought. Everything’s so brown and some days I … Continue reading

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