A Frosty Morning in Southern California

A Frosty Morning in Southern California

As I start this little story, it’s raining outside my window.  It’s been raining for several days here in Southern California. I’m not complaining because the rain brings snow to the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  That’s a good thing.  It also briefly brings

Tule Elk Reserve – Buttonwillow, CA

Tule Elk Reserve – Buttonwillow, CA

Roughly 150 years ago, about half a million Tule Elk roamed California’s Central Valley.  As with so many animals in America, the elks were game and men hunted the herds to near extinction.   I recently visited the Tule Elk Reserve in Buttonwillow, near Bakersfield because

Bug Fair 2018

Bug Fair 2018

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County just had its 32nd annual Bug Fair.  Of course, I had to go and what better than to

The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea

My recent trip to Joshua Tree National Park was the catalyst that set in motion my sudden curiosity about the Salton Sea.  For years I’ve lived completely oblivious to this section of California, but now I felt