Tag Archives: Holcomb Valley

Baldwin Lake Hike Through a Cyclone

Two months ago I was bunkered down in an apartment in Bangalore as torrential rains flooded the cow shit filled streets. I was a long way from Baldwin Lake, California.We did not leave the apartment for two days because it was raining sideways, harder than I had ever seen in my life and frankly I was …

The Hungry Mountaineer; Injured AGAIN!!

After living through a hellish year of being chained to our front porch with horrendous back pain any little step backwards is more like a summer sault. I just lived through almost an entire week of back pain that once again had me bored on the front porch for days and days and days. Nearly …

Peppadew Pepper Humus and the Road to Belleville

Did anyone else meet a friendly gold miner Memorial Day Weekend? That’s what happens when you take the wrong dirt road back to the truck while taking the doggies on a walk about and decide to “save time” by¬†cutting cross country through Bucks Brush, cacti and Jeffrey Pines. This short cut turned out to be …

Lamb Stew with Red Wine, Barley and Peas

    I was doing my morning run at Holcomb Valley this morning when I crossed paths with a pair of gorgeous coyotes.     Their red coats shined auburn against the white snow as they trotted up the road and across into the brush near me.    I whipped out my camera as fast as I …