Desert Visitor – me!

To many people the word desert conjures up images of dunes, rippling sand, cactus and brutal temperatures.  While some of that might be true, many deserts are far from that.  Their lushness and color just might surprise you.  Even though I've never lived near one, I've always loved the desert.  High desert especially.  That's one... Continue Reading →

Dam the Poor River

On the way home from an appointment I took a rather long detour which brought me by the Hopkinton-Everett Dam.  It was built in the early 60s as part of a flood control measure.  In 1938 there was a powerful hurricane that caused immense damage and destruction.  The Piscataquog, like other rivers, overflowed its banks... Continue Reading →

Big Sur in Bloom

Back to California we go. This time Big Sur.  I've been through Big Sur before on the famous US1 highway that hugs the Pacific coastline.  We even stayed at the impossibly posh Post Ranch Inn a few years ago and got to take one of the hotel Lexus convertibles out.  Very cool.  But it was... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑