Big Morongo Nature Preserve in the Little San Bernardino Mountains is one of the 10 largest cottonwood and willow stream habitats in California. With the upstream portion of the habitat originating in the Mojave Desert and its downstream ending in the Colorado Desert, the habitat is a unique bridge between two distinct climatic zones. We all have an idea of
When I was a kid, the two palms gracing our scraggly front yard lent that patch of soil distinction. They made me feel as if I deserved to be called a Californian. Although many people in our neighborhood hailed from other locales, my folks, newly arrived from Ireland with their thick brogues and alien customs, were another story entirely. They
“Harley and Me: Embracing Risk on the Road to a More Authentic Life” is a cross-country chronicle of transformation that started in the saddle of a 550-pound motorcycle.