No T2 Today in LA River

The power of the LA River today is basically as strong as it’s been all year.  And all people, motorcycles and Terminator’s should stay a good safe distance away to observe. But please do observe and wonder at the power of this amazing NATURAL resource in LA.  Yes, it’s a real river that runs along a real river course.  Much of that is now concrete, yes. But it still retains many of the characteristics of the original un-concrete river.  Mainly, […]

Wasn’t Too Bad a Prep Was It?

Ranger Ted and his family show how just a little bit of preparation can make for a great adventure outside. Just keep to the basics and head on out: Water, snacks, sunblock and phone. Add a couple more items like binoculars, nature guides and extra layers for fun and that’s all you need to connect to wonder! Ted Mattison, also known as Ranger Ted, is a Certified California Naturalist, trained in Wilderness First Aid, and has explored, hiked, canoed and […]

Weather Wednesday Dude!

Weather is important.  It’s part of the bigger picture that we sometimes forget about.  This is especially true in warm climates like Los Angeles.  The weather is a powerful force and it’s good to keep in mind more often than not.  Appreciate the weather where you are today even if that means putting on extra layers or having to take just a couple more minutes to prepare.  Oh, and please slow down those cars if it’s raining or snowing! at […]