Mission San Juan Capistrano

One of the things I hated about living in the Seattle area was earthquakes and the constant fear of the big one. Since moving to Idaho, I realized now I mainly have to worry about man-made disasters – or droughts or wildfires I suppose – rather than Mother Nature trying to kill me. So, while…

Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

What do you do when you visit Anaheim, Calif., but aren’t going to Disneyland? Well, besides joining 35,000 other Yankees fans to watch your favorite nine wreck the Angels, I’d suggest visiting the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve. At the recommendation of a message board I frequent, my parents – Randy and Robbie – Veronica and…