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Fill up your water bottles, strap on your helmet and take to the streets of LA this Sunday – CicLAvia!

This weekend is one of our family’s favorite events in Los Angeles as  CicLAvia shuts down the streets of downtown LA for five glorious hours of pedal power and smiling. On Sunday, October, 7, 2012, we will be exploring the  expanded … Continue reading

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Temperatures may be falling but the UV index is still HIGH

The kids are back to school, summer is officially over and leaves are starting to change. In many areas of the country however despite days getting shorter the temperatures are still very much like summer, for us in  Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Carbon emissions from human activity are changing the Earth’s climate

WooHoo summer is here! It’s time to pack up your sand toys and swimsuits and head out to the beach.  However two serious issues are causing havoc with the world’s oceans; This summer take a moment to learn more about … Continue reading

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Serena Williams gets Butterflies

Getting butterflies can mean different things to different people. For some people it’s that fluttery feeling in your tummy when you’re excited or nervous. For some people getting butterflies means another trophy in their collection. For tennis super-star turned rapper, … Continue reading

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Walking in LA – Elyria Canyon

Elyria Canyon is located on the southwestern slopes of Mount Washington. Elyria Canyon Park is a 35-acre nature park that provides a glimpse into the native habitat that once thrived in the hills near downtown Los Angeles. In the 19th … Continue reading

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CicLAvia-100000 smiles take to the streets of LA

I hope some of you made it downtown this weekend. Don’t worry if you didn’t, the next one is October 14th 2012 so plenty of time to dust off your saddle and oil that chain. Here are some pix for … Continue reading

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Explore LA, in a way you never have before- FREE – CicLAvia

Happy Friday Folks – Just a quickie as there’s a break in the rain and I have to load up our bikes for a check up with the cycle doc, in preparation for the much anticipated CicLAvia this Sunday. What’s … Continue reading

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Millard Canyon -The Birds & Bees…& Amphibians

In anticipation of the arrival of the giant generous-spirited, diabetes promoting, long eared mammal, an appetite promoting ramble was called for this weekend. So organic cherry tomatoes, Persian cucumbers along with packets of sarnies (sandwiches), were packed, reuseable water bottles … Continue reading

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Lake Arrowhead – Winter Sun

One of the grumbles about So Cal is the lack of seasons. Not true-Sometimes you do have to drive a little visit them though. Last weekend we packed (what felt like) our entire wardrobes into our 2 wheel drive car, … Continue reading

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Audubon Center at Debs Park

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is an environmental education and conservation center just minutes from downtown in Northeast Los Angeles. Audobon Hiking “The Butterfly trail” at Debs park it’s hard to believe that the center is located just 2 exits … Continue reading

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