Riley’s Farm at Oak Glen

Riley’s Farm at Oak Glen

I went out to dinner last weekend, more specifically to a dinner theatre.  I don’t usually attend such things.  In fact I can’t recall the last time I tried this.  But I was feeling like something different, an adventure, so I roped a friend into going with me to Riley’s Farm in Oak Glen.

This adventure was

Sierra Madre

Sierra Madre

I went to Sierra Madre a couple days ago.  I used to live there about thirty years ago and still drive through whenever I can.  I just like it.  It’s a small town (population about 10,000) nestled right up against the San Gabriel Mountains and just to the east of Pasadena.  I suppose one would

Death Valley Places

Death Valley Places

In this second segment about my recent trip to Death Valley National Park I want to talk about some of the iconic places within the park that my daughter and I visited.  Many sites I had considered ahead of time with the help of friends who had been there before.  Others were serendipitous.

One such unexpected outing occurred the first morning before dawn.  Halley and I wandered a couple miles east of Stovepipe Wells to the Sand Dunes.  We didn’t know