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Fragile Seas

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“Fragile Seas!” “No water, no life. No blue, No green.” Dr. Sylvia Earle After returning from Hawaii, we revved up Big Blue and returned to San Pedro near Los Angeles to see our favorite canine, Coco. Her owner had returned to Fiji to attend to her tumeric business and had asked us to dog and […]


Mojave National Preserve

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Mojave National Preserve”A visitors experience” If you think the desert is a deserted landscape, think again. The Mojave Desert is filled with life and is a peaceful gem in eastern California. A visit to the Mojave National Preserve will either leave you relaxed and grateful for yet another gift from Mother Nature, or due to the […]


“The Hitchhiker”

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“The Hitchhiker”  “I like chance meetings – life is full of them. Every day, without realising it, I pass people whom I should know.” Krzysztof Kieslowski Our lives have rhythm. Right now, my family’s life is beating to a different rhythm than most. Our current rhythm is born from a desire to truly experience life with just the […]


“Prickly Pear”

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“Prickly Pear” “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Socrates Joshua Tree National Park. It was a beautiful, sunny winter day in early February as we made our way past the snow capped San Bernardino Mountains and into the Mohave Desert. Being the first time […]