Whimsy

December 19, 2018

Try this easy-to-make Christmas treat!

Need a great treat to bring to your Christmas party? Or want a fun recipe to make together on Christmas eve? This recipe for Muddy Buddies is it! […]
December 12, 2018

Have you been to Holiday Lights in the Park?

Holiday Lights in the Park will return to Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley on Friday & Saturday December 14th & 15th.  This drive through holiday […]
December 5, 2018

Come out to Victorian Christmas 2018!

Come out to Nevada City on Wednesday or Sunday nights for Victorian Christmas This year Victorian Christmas is scheduled as such: Sundays – Dec 9, 16 […]
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 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 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 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, […]
July 31, 2010

Luke Sandwalker–Letters from Southern Afghanistan–Part 2

Corporal Robert “Luke” Jenkins, USMC, is the Alpha Company war correspondent for his unit currently deployed somewhere in southern Afghanistan.  These are his letters to the […]
July 30, 2010

Luke Sandwalker–Letters from Southern Afghanistan–Part 1

Corporal Robert “Luke” Jenkins, USMC, is the Alpha Company war correspondent for his unit currently deployed somewhere in southern Afghanistan.  These are his letters to the […]
July 28, 2010

Spenceville Dogs (revised February 2013)

Spenceville Wildlife Refuge is a divine expanse of golden-haired hills where ancient oaks erupt like massive mushrooms. The Refuge is adjacent to Beale Air Force Base […]
July 27, 2010

Riverhill Farm in Bloom

Riverhill Farm, a few miles north of Nevada City, CA is my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture).  It’s a farm where I buy an annual share in […]