Monthly Archives: December 2014

Garden Bloom of the Month – December

Way back in early 2012 (currently wrapping up my third year if you can believe it), I started this blog anticipating a flood of pictures from reader’s gardens and hikes.  These would feed the Rambler App, where you could hunt … Continue reading

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Fowl Weather Friends

The Ojai Meadow Preserve is a veritable cornucopia of ecological systems, one of the most popular and dramatic being the wetlands.  Storm runoff which used to pour down the hills and flood Highway 33 is now caught in a nearly … Continue reading

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The Hardly Definitive Guide to the VRP Trail System Part 1

I’m not going to mince words here, or try to shoehorn a 68 point Scrabble word, the Ventura River Preserve is awesome.  I am a wee bit biased;  I live within 0.75, 1.5 and 2.25 miles from the three trailheads … Continue reading

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