Off the Main Roads: Life through the lens …

Out on a forest trail, I was just closing on a particularly gorgeous specimen of Passiflora Edulis Sims with my iPhone camera when the...

Past Tense: July 16, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Realtors were advertising cabins with fireplaces for $3,750 and acre-sized lots for $1,250. 60 years ago - 1955 C.L. Emerson died in...

Creature Corner: July 9, 2015

Hurray for Scarlett. The gray kitten has gone to her forever home. Peanut, also known as Paco, is a 5-year-young male Chihuahua. Despite all the...

Past Tense: July 9, 2015

Idyllwild Fourth of July Parade

Before our Time: Today’s news; tomorrow’s history …

November 1957: Idyllwild had never seen anything like it. According to the Town Crier, the village was “a mass of uprooted trees, torn roofs,...

Fire and Forest: How do we compare to other forest areas?...

How many of us have visited a forest outside of Southern California? Many of these have amenities very similar to ours: campgrounds, hiking trails, lakes...

Creature Corner: July 2, 2015

How can you resist? Don’t miss out on the kitten fun.. These three little kittens are patiently waiting for you. No more June...

Past Tense: July 2, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Census counted 604  permanent residents in  Idyllwild, Mountain Center and Pine Cove. 60 years ago - 1955 Chamber of Commerce trustees met...

Past Tense: June 25, 2015

65 years ago - 1950 Cliff Campbell was running trail rides into the back country from his corrals at the Idyllwild Dairy. 60 years ago -...

Off the Main Roads: Old friends, new places …

It was a great morning. Fluffy omelets, multiple refills of rich, dark coffee, and a chance to reconnect with old friends under tropical skies....
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