Diamond Bar/Chino Hills Fire

These pictures of last weekend’s Triangle Complex Fire were taken from the hill next to my house. Dozens of cars and hundreds of people came to this spot all weekend…

Chantry Flat to Sturtevant Falls Hike

A couple of weekends ago I did this short hike with my dad who was visiting from Argentina. This is a short easy 3-mile round trip walk in the Angeles…

Planning for the John Muir Trail

7/7/09 Update: Check out my updated packing list. 11/21/09 Update: Also check out my JMT journal. I’m been reading a lot of about this trail and it looks like an…

Found a Great Quote

I’m an atheist and therefore not Buddhist, but the quote below by Buddha is amazing: “It is proper for you, Kalamas [the people of the village of Kesaputta], to doubt,…

Beautiful Words

“For it is not inertia alone that is responsible for human relationships repeating themselves from case to case, indescribably monotonous and unrenewed; it is shyness before any sort of new,…