June 27, 2012

At Last, The Great North Bloomfield to Washington Run!

Conrack and I have been planning this “epic” run for almost 10 years, a wild 11 mile adventure from North Bloomfield (at the Malakoff Diggings) to Washington, […]
June 23, 2012

Buddha, Won’t You please Come Home?

Part 1.  The Secret Trail There’s a secret trail near my home at Lake of the Pines, California.  Dharma and I run there often because it’s […]
June 21, 2012

Lake of the Pines Clubhouse, Gone, Baby, Gone

The Lake of the Pines Clubhouse is the center and the heart of our community. So many memories.  Friday dinners, dances, parties, New Year’s Eve, Christmas […]
June 18, 2012

Sutter Buttes Day Trip

The Sutter Buttes are an isolated cluster of small mountains that seem to have floated up throught the valley floor near Yuba City, California.  This peculiar […]
June 14, 2012

Rainy Day Lunch in Nevada City

What could be better on a rainy afternoon than to meet a dear friend for lunch in Nevada City? Lefty’s Grill is one of those small […]
June 10, 2012

Lake of the Pines Dreamscape

Another reason why we love Lake of the Pines, California.  
June 10, 2012

Bless This Home. The Short Ceremony.

Sometimes a home needs a blessing before the new buyers move in.  Maybe the home has bad ju-ju from a divorce, or mean-spirited people have been […]
June 9, 2012

Buying a Home. The End Game.

If you are buying a home to live in, not rent to someone else or flip for a profit, but actually move into and live happily […]
June 8, 2012

Seed Catalogs for Susan

My pal, Susan Jordan, asked me to recommend seed catalogs for heirloom corn or maize.  That’s a more complicated request than it seems.  Let me share a passage about […]