0426 Sequoia National Forest, CA

Happy #1 birthday to Grandson Maximus. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ˜ปโšช๏ธ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜Ž A day to explore the area. In the morning, we go into Kerville to find wireless. I needed to send some email about the Pottery School. Had eggs and coffee at Cheryl’s Diner. Then on our way to drive as far...

0425 Sequoia National Forest, CA

To get to the forest I need to go through Bakersfield. So I head through Santa Paula to the 5, and then over the Grapevine to the 99 to Bakersfield. From there we’ll head past Lake Isabella, through Kernville and into the forest. The Grapevine is amazing....

0415 Ojai, CA

Been back in Ojai a bit. This time it feels different. I’m not just visiting, but hope to be staying. For those of you who haven’t heard the story yet, here are the basics. About 2 months ago, I got a call from one of my pottery students. She said that...

0331 Ojai, CA

In the morning, we walk over to the edge of the mountain where the other van was yesterday.ย The wind is still VERY intense coming up the side of the mountain. It’s hard to stand in place. The steepness of theย angle is deflecting the wind over the top of the spot...

0330 Idyllwild, CA

In the morning we start our Plum Valley hike about 7. I want to take our time and be done before the mid-day heat begins. Beautiful early morning light. Sunlight and earth spin bringing the day’s warmth into the canyon. Wildflowers along the trail. The Plum Tree...