Our World: Altamont Pass and its windmills

We were driving from San Jose to Mountain House, CA and were near Livermore when windmills took over the scene in an otherwise dry landscape. The area is home to Altamont Pass Wind Farm, which is said to be one of the oldest wind farms in the country and one … Read>>

OurWorld: Room with a view

While we were in Hawaii, we stayed at a very nicely-done up property on the west coast of Big Island. Here is a postcard-perfect sight from Hilton Waikaloa Village: a Pacific Ocean view, coconut palms and a Golf Course. Could one ask for more when on an anniversary-holiday?  There’s nothing quite … Read>>

The Lone Cypress

Called the Lone Cypress, this tree is believed to have survived in its rocky environs for over 250 years. This tree can be seen when you go on the 17 Mile Drive in Monterey, California. Linked to OurWorldTuesday Places near The Lone Cypress/ 17 Mile Drive You might also want … Read>>

Winter 2014: Snowshots

Does it snow in Ridgefield? They say it doesn’t snow a whole lot in the Portland-Vancouver Metropolitan area. However the area got its third snowfall of the season earlier this month — the most thus far, causing a few road accidents, school closures and cancellation of several public events. Some … Read>>