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Cold Springs Trail to Montecito Peak

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.  — Edward Abbey The Trailhead is located on E Mountain Drive in Santa Barbara. There is a wood sign at the trail. With canopies of trees and a gradual incline, the trail

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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. 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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