Eating locally, food for thought

I remember when I was growing up in Southern California, known then as the nation’s fruit basket, the markets would have beautiful fresh fruit year round. But most of it was grown within a few hundred miles and so it was picked within days of being sold. So the available selection followed the seasons. Berries […]

Catching the travel bug

Okay, I’ll admit it, I have the travel bug. It started when I was young and my parents would load the four of us kids into the station wagon for a summer road trip. Living in Southern California presented us with a wide variety of beautiful destinations from the ocean to the mountains and everything […]