THE SUNLIGHT SPARKLED among the green foliage as we hiked down the path. Trees appeared on each side, stretching their limbs to the sky.
IMAGES OF BRASS BANDS marching through the streets, particularly in conjunction with jazz funerals and second line parades, have come to represent the distinctiveness of New Orleans.
THERE ARE SOME 139,000 acres of redwood forests, pristine coastline, cultural resources and grassland prairies protected within the Redwood National and State Parks complex. It’s a big swath of Humboldt County history and it remains contentious 50 years after the park was established.
WHAT HAPPENS when a photographer fascinated by flowers joins forces with two forest botanists committed to correctness?
WHEN TREVOR SMITH left his hometown of Shasta Lake to pursue a career in the California Highway Patrol, he had no idea how short a pursuit that would be.
“SUMMER BIRDING” is a concept that does not excite most birders. Spring migration is over. It’s hot outside. Birds stay hidden in the shade of leaves and are hard to spot. However, there is always beauty – and birds – if you know where to look.
I'VE NEVER MET an antique I didn’t like, so it was completely natural for a vintage sign that read “Antiques” to stop me in my tracks. Two more signs, “The Historic Eagle House” and “The Inn at 2nd and C,” set my little antique-loving, adventure-seeking heart ablaze.
THERE'S NO MISTAKING Cinder Cone’s identity. Its looks are classic volcano.
IT'S AMERICA'S BIRTHDAY, and we’re counting our blessings to live in the Land of the Free.