Tag Archives: California

Going Close to Travel Far

[From the archives.] If you ran a movie studio in the early 20th Century, you wanted to have your studio in California. It wasn’t just for the good year-round weather. Other states have fairly temperate weather most of the year. … Continue reading

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Walking Under Palms and Pines – just another California summer

The pine trees shade the walk as I step out of the courthouse, the fragrance from the needles amplified by the heat of the day. A short walk down the alley to the library and I’m now beneath the palm … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Earthquakes Won’t Make California Fall Into The Ocean!

Years ago I was in Pennsylvania talking to someone who was thinking of moving to California. His little daughter was very concerned. “They have earthquakes in California. We could fall into the ocean!” I asked them to pull out a … Continue reading

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I live in the Sahara Alps along the Nile Coast of Spain

If you ran a movie studio in the early 20th Century, you wanted to have your studio in California. It wasn’t just for the good year-round weather. Other states have fairly temperate weather most of the year. But other states … Continue reading

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