October 12, 2010

Yummy Mandarin Orange Stir Fry Sauce

Last weekend Bob and I wandered through farm country on the Placer County Farm and Barn Tour.  While at Twin Brooks Farm near Penryn, we purchased […]
October 12, 2010

The Perfect Farm

Perhaps you have the dream of buying a parcel and starting a farm.  Perhaps you plan to start with a garden (wise idea) and then “grow” into […]
October 3, 2010

Cascade Canal Trail, Nevada County, California

Cascade Canal trail is flat as a pancake.  As a runner I find that kind of terrain tedious, but it does have its uses.  Some folks […]
October 1, 2010

Long Range Fitness Goals–Fun and Games

   We’re three quarters through 2010.  How are you doing with your annual fitness goals?     Here is my report, promised last month, whether you are […]
September 22, 2010

Fishing Is For Girls

Can a girl catch a fish at Lake of the Pines?   Sydney Scott caught this 18″ beauty off my dock, summer 2010.  Bailey Fink caught […]
September 19, 2010

How to Make Millions from a Secret Creek

Measure the volume and value of water in a small creek.
September 16, 2010

It Never Snows at Lake of the Pines

Well, almost never.  At 1500 feet of elevation, we Pinespeeps like to claim that we live “below the snow line.”  Oops. These photos are from the […]
September 14, 2010

Should Sellers Seek After-the-Fact Permits?

When homes being prepared for sale, should the seller obtain after-the-fact permits for non-permitted additions?  Non-permitted additions pose a dilemma for both the seller and the listing agent.  Of all the […]
September 12, 2010

Fitness Goals. Hop Till You Drop

Embudito Canyon, New Mexico.  I’m enjoying one of those perfect runs in the hills above Albuquerque.  It’s a sparkling autumn morning.  Ahead, one cotton tailed bunny, […]