I’ve lived in Idyllwild for 13 years and only occasionally seen a lone deer on my morning hikes. Infrequently, we might see one bounding across Highway 243 on the way out of town. But, in the last few months, there has been an increase in sightings, not only in our Saunders Meadow neighborhood, but also […]
As we approach the end of the year and we start to contemplate New Year’s resolutions we must remember that nothing is as important as preserving our health.
65 years ago – 1947 Everyone was invited to the first Christmas party in Town Hall. Ernie Maxwell was master-of-ceremonies and Charles Kretsinger led the carol singing. 60 years ago – 1952 Sale of Buckhorn Ranch at Dutch Flat to the Reorganized Church of Latter-day Saints was announced. 55 years ago – 1957 Vandals shot […]
The biggest flaw of the computer age is when we rely on them exclusively to store all our information. When the inevitable happens and that unfortunate crash occurs, you better have a back-up or you can be in big trouble.
My Nov. 8 column was about preparing for the winter season. There I discussed how to protect yourself when walking on ice or slippery snow. In this column, I will continue the discussion from the ground up by talking about footwear and socks.
Gambling with gear … It’s the the night before your big backpacking trip. You’ve been a good camper and packed all of your 10-plus essentials, checked the seals on your water bladder and made sure you have enough chocolate Goo packets to feed a small nation. While test-hefting the final weight of your pack, your […]