Friday, March 17, 2017

California Deserts in "Super Bloom" Thanks To A Wet Winter (NPR)


California Deserts are in a "Super Bloom" according to NPR today. When I lived in LA several years ago, I had the privilege to visit Anza Borrego two springs in a row during peak wildflower season, an experience I will never forget and would recommend to anyone. The abundance of colors, the silence, and the intensity of the light created a powerful experience...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

First (and Last?) Snow of 2016/17 Winter

One week before spring, we received the first measurable snowfall of the 2016/17 winter on Tuesday. A slushy, icy, mix of just a couple of inches. Enough to close schools, and thinly carpet the woods...