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Ricardo Breceda's Sculptures in Borrego Springs

This week we made an overnight trip to Borrego Springs and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the largest state park in California. The community of Borrego Springs is about 2-hour drive from where we stay in Desert Hot Springs. 176 more words


House in the Desert, and you can afford it.

There’s something about those California desert towns, and leaving L.A to get there.   Knowing you can spend the next day beneath hot winds rustling palm trees is priceless.   245 more words


Let Your Little Light Shine

I am a morning person and Callie is a morning cat and sadly, Michael is neither one… It is still dark out when I get up and Callie is waiting for the moment when she can dash outside and run up the first olive tree. 223 more words



As a Jeep enthusiast, I couldn’t resist posting this Ricardo Breceda sculpture that is located in Borrego Springs.  Just remember to “tread lightly”.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

When we moved to Borrego Springs around 16 months ago, there were a pair of mockingbirds that frequented the backyard looking for insects. The male was particularly flashy and had a big personality and in retrospect, I don’t think he had ever encountered a cat before Callie came along. 423 more words


Off-roading in Coyote Canyon, Anza Borrego State Park

Michael, Callie, my brother Tom and his wife Frances and I went off-roading this morning to Coyote Canyon in Anza Borrego State Park. It is autumn now but we had a lovely rainstorm about 2 weeks ago and the red ocotillo took no time at all to leaf out and in some cases have even bloomed. 317 more words


Extending an Olive Branch

Before moving to Borrego Springs, California, Callie had free rein of the outside world. I was always vigilant about keeping her in at night but allowed her to explore her surroundings during the daytime. 526 more words