Trona Pinnacles

Trona Pinnacles- California

As I mentioned in my previous post, I met up with some fellow photographer friends from The Arcanum in the southern California desert.  This post is about a very interesting place that we camped at before going into Death Valley. The first thing I noticed when rolling into Trona was

Laws Railroad Museum

The Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site

Hidden in the small community of Laws just a short distance from Bishop California is one of the best museums I have ever been to.  I discovered the Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site because of a billboard on the way into Bishop on a road trip. I love museums, so I made a mental note to check it out in the morning. The first train steamed into Laws in

How To Catch A Fairy


This is a fairy trap constructed by my daughter. Notice the way the box is tilted and balanced on the toy so that “when the fairy flutters her wings, it will fall and trap her.”  It’s also important to have a comfy

Bearclaw the Mountan man

Cassie Meets A Mountain Man


This story started last summer when a friend of mine told me that her friend Bearclaw was going to be followed by a crew from National Geographic Channel for a few weeks for a series about people who live “off the grid.” Bearclaw is a true