Summer in a Bowl

I love quinoa. It’s very versatile. I have replaced my rice with quinoa more than a year ago and never looked back. I also make a variety of salads with it all year around. Here is an entree salad I made yesterday. What’s in the bowl? Cooked organic quinoa Organic arugula Dried cranberries Organic apple

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Mishe Mokwa to Sandstone Peak

Sandstone Peak is the highest point in the Santa Monica Mountains. It was overcast and misty.ย I was surrounded by low heavy clouds on freeways. I almost turned around a couple of times on my way to the trailhead due to low visibility. I was concerned about safety in case the condition was the same on

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Dog Gear Review: Ruffwear Swamp Cooler

Summer is here! It’s time for Ruffwear Swamp Cooler. I soaked it in iced water, removed excess water then put it on Xena as directed. The cold water takes the body heat away then the warm water evaporates keeping her cool. When the Swamp Cooler was dry, I repeated. I’ve used it on Xena a

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