Pine Cone Hill

22 Jul 19

Wednesday July 10th 17c and over cast with lots of smoke, as we got ready to leave Bruce discovered the right hand light signal on the back of the trailer wasn’t working, ended up it just needed cleaning, that dust from our trip on the Dempster Highway is in everything! Headed north on the Glenn […]

22 Jul 19
Hoang Lan Dang

CHAPTER THIRTEEN CASTLES IN THE AIR Laurie lay luxuriously swinging to and fro in his hammock one warm September afternoon, wondering what his neighbors were about, but too lazy to go and find out. He was in one of his moods, for the day had been both unprofitable and unsatisfactory, and he was wishing he […]

20 Jul 19
Norma Rrae

Kat giggled as he pretended to shoot an invisible animal. ‘Boom’ he spoke as he pulled back on the gun, causing pressure on her shoulder against his own body. She stepped forward away from him and swung the gun up over her shoulder leaving Stephen standing by himself and a little bewildered. “Got it” She […]

19 Jul 19
Andrea and Randy Goodell explore Eastern Europe and more - 2019

July 13 – 18, 2019 So, avid reader, the first thing you are asking is “what the heck is a funicular?”. The answer is coming, but first you have to read a bit more. Let’s start out with the town square. As with all of these old towns, the city, the wall, the churches, everything […]

19 Jul 19
Archy Worldys

On 20 July 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But few knew they were watching those had long been practiced in the canyons, craters and lava fields of Arizona. Nasa's training ground for astronauts headed to the lunar surface. Flagstaff, a small city nestled in a forest of ponderosa pines at […]

19 Jul 19
Motorcycle Travels

Quincy, CA to Jackson, CA KM traveled: 502 Another fantastic day! It was cool in the morning, but that won’t stop us. We spent the first 200 km following a beautiful winding road through the mountains. I didn’t have a lot of opportunity for photos today. We made a road side pit stop, cause sometimes […]

19 Jul 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

This land is your land Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Bell Aerospace’s lunar flying vehicle just after liftoff at a demonstration for Nasa and USGS personnel in Hopi Buttes Volcanic Field north-east of Flagstaff, August 1966. Photograph: USGS photo P141, F866259 Rare photos capture astronauts in the […]

18 Jul 19
Explores Inc.

It seems likes everything is bigger in the Sierra Nevadas. The highest mountain in the lower 48 states is in the Sierras. I think the biggest waterfall in the US is in the Sierras. And the biggest trees (by volume) are in the Sierras. While we were wrapping up our hike in Stanislaus, I asked […]

17 Jul 19

Anyone looking to improve their diet — or performance on their bike — could do a lot worse than the new plant-based sports nutrition book co-written by Los Angeles nutritionist and enduro-cyclist Matt Ruscigno. Longtime BikinginLA readers will know Ruscigno as founder of LA’s legendary Feel My Legs, I’m a Racer hillclimb competition. Correction: I […]

17 Jul 19
Traveling Silver: A Public Lands Advocate

It’s amazing the lines and boundaries that a forest fire draws.  From the images you see in the media during a raging fire, you can imagine that the fire burns down valley and up-mountain clearing everything in its path, evenly and equally.  Not so. We live snuggled up against the Gila National Forest.  The Forest […]

16 Jul 19
The Rambling Family

Mountain. Explosive mountains hold a special place in Avi’s heart. He is fascinated by the types of lava, the ring of Fire, and especially volcanoes that blow their top. Lassen peak in far Northern California hasn’t exploded since 1914. Today it still looks like a quintessential volcano except for the side that blow out. We […]

16 Jul 19
David Farland | Story Doctor

Most authors don’t think about “choosing” a publisher. Most authors send out manuscripts, sometimes rather blindly, in the hopes that a good publisher will choose them.  But think about this. Before a publisher can respond to your manuscript, you have to initiate the contact. You’ll never get a good publishing deal without first choosing to […]