Starting east of Oxnard and encompassing the Santa Monica Mountains from the Malibu coast to the 101 freeway is the Santa Monica National Recreation Area.
Though I and my fellow hikers still had our to-do lists and times to keep, there was an invitation to just be.
Gardeners are a strange lot. We’re control freaks recreating the Garden of Eden.
Every spring I saw bugs looking like giant mosquitoes, mistaken as real mosquitoes by many.
Quickly off-shore we are no more than visitors
The next wave of flowers are bursting forth
For fast and efficient destruction of a garden nothing beats a dog