November outtakes

November is done and the end of the year is right around the corner. Here are my favorite photos from 2018’s 11th month. ________________________ 11/2/18: Stockton Kings's Kalin Lucas scrambles for a loose ball past Oklahoma City Blue's Abudl Gaddy during the Kings' debut at the Stockton Arena in downtown »»Read Full Post

California’s Riviera: where the endless summer lives on…

Balboa Island Ferry connects with a short hop to Balboa Peninsula. The brig Pilgrim lies at anchor in the Dana Point Boat Harbor. San Clemente Pier, home to surfers and Fisherman's Restaurant! Visit California’s Riviera, where the endless summer lives on… Continuing on our quest to find nearby warm weather »»Read Full Post

Rain gardens

Now that wet weather has finally arrived, it seems a good time to write something about those little drops falling from the sky. You might ask, “What are rain gardens?” One writer has very aptly described them as gardens that “encompass all possible elements that can be used to capture, »»Read Full Post

Not this year...

I retired from full time employment in 2007. Since that year I have had plenty of chances to ride my bikes (all 4 of them, including the tandem). During those 11 years I have averaged 8,600 cycling miles per annum, with a high year of 9,200 and a low of »»Read Full Post