This is a story about Rotorua. Yes, I know I’ve been writing about my immediate neighborhood, Southern California, for some time but now I’m
For some years now Channel Islands National Park, just off the coast of Southern California, has peaked my curiosity and I decided it was time to do something about it. People visit the other parks in California but I have as yet
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