Monthly Archives: June 2013

Strange Bedfellows

Botanically speaking of course… Hope the new site banner help keeps you cool, if only for a second. Try not to panic, but I think I will be switching to every other week postings during the summer.  I will continue … Continue reading

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Evolution of a Bird Nerd

For my birthday last month the Ramblette got me a cool book “What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Animal World” by naturalist and Californian Jon Young. Yes it does sound a tad New-Agey but it … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to Chateau Rambler

Happy Father’s day to all the papas (including mine). Don’t forget the Fox Canyon Trail ribbon cutting is tomorrow morning.  Loop is around 4 miles give it a shot. I have been receiving desperate emails, tweets, texts, faxes, letters, postcards, … Continue reading

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The New Trail on the Block

Loving the June gloom, am I the only one who wants it to stay until September? What can I say, OVLC has been on a roll.  In the last 3 years they have opened the Kennedy Ridge trail, Old Baldwin … Continue reading

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