Monthly Archives: December 2013

Best of 2013

My favorite track of the year.  Besides being utterly gorgeous musically the lyrics include a brief discussion of heliotropism, freezing beaches of Santa Barbara and using the New York Times for kindling.  All good stuff. Looking back at another year … Continue reading

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The Rambler Jinx

As yet another storm system somehow passes to the north, east, south and west of Ventura County, I can’t help but feel somewhat responsible.  Since I started this fount of floral fun back in January 2012 the Meiner’s Oaks area … Continue reading

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Rice Creek Reroute

Some of you may have noticed the changes afoot in and around the orange grove down at the Ventura River Preserve.  I’ve got the inside scoop from Restoration Stud Brian Stark:  

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Buds, Berries and Botany in Brooklyn

First of all the new December calendar is up, all kinds of groovy activities for everyone from Little Mikey to Old Aunt Murgatroid. My New York trip was lovely, thanks for asking.  The northeast was kind enough to greet us … Continue reading

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