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Five Fires by David Wyatt: A Final Review

My plan was to read Five Fires one chapter a time, the way I did with Kevin Starr’s book California.   While this didn’t exactly give me a legion of new followers, it was a very useful way for me to read the book since it allowed me to really focus on each chapter in more depth as a way to truly learn from reading it.   269 more words

Book Review

Healdsburg, CA


Not only is my sister in San Francisco, but I have made two really great friends that are also travel nurses. We carpool most days (well let me rephrase that, I am a passenger since I don’t have my car), which helps because the drive is anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour. 228 more words

Travel Nurse

Shaky Tuesday

This was actually written on the 2008 Anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake, but I’m reposting it today.

They say sometimes animals can sense when something is about to happen. 582 more words

Meghan's World

Adventures in the Sequoia National Forest

This weekend was a good one, full of well-documented adventure.  Oh how I love to get out of this terrible, oppressive sprawl.  It’s not so much the density of people, or even the urban-ness of an existence here.   1,122 more words


Photo of the day: Day 6 [ my own personal photo challenge ] Oh! MG Photography |South Phoenix Family & Children’s Lifestyle and Portrait Photographer

Day 6 : Old stomping grounds

I use to live in the middle of a different desert where the creative natural backdrops were HARD to come by. 116 more words