Monthly Archives: June 2011

La Jolla Lollygagging

Years ago, when Steve and I were traveling a lot in Mexico, we grew fond of The People’s Guide to Mexico, a book most memorable for the slogan emblazoned on its cover: “Wherever You Go…..There You Are!!”  At the time, the … Continue reading

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Amazing high heels

I’ve been a fan of reality TV’s The Amazing Race ever since its debut 10 years ago; I’ve even tried out for it twice (with no success).  So I’m a natural sucker for any local spin-off.  Still — if I’d never … Continue reading

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The Forests Below

If I had to come up with a short list of the coolest plants in and around San Diego, the giant kelp that grows just offshore would have to be on it. One of the fastest growing organisms on Earth, … Continue reading

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Second most overdue

Hats off to the Voice of San Diego‘s Morning Report for alerting me to meteorologist Rick Knabb’s provocative declaration on the Today show’s website this morning that San Diego is the US city that’s most overdue to be hit by a hurricane.  … Continue reading

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