Archive for March 2012

The Best of California – Destination SJC

Photos and blog

by Robyn Wyman-Dill


In a few days, winter will waken into Spring, leaving March behind.  As nature blooms, birds begin to build their nests while people feel their lives reboot with energy.  It is a perfect time of year to travel, especially within Southern California.  Let’s set our GPS to springtime in the direction of the real thing. A charming Western town known as San Juan Capistrano – just over an hour southwest of Los Angeles and equal distance northwest of San Diego –  is the destination on our screen. Read the rest of this entry »

Conservation Gains – A Step at a Time

by Robyn Wyman-Dill

On March 2, Theodor Seuss Geisel, American children’s book author and illustrator of “The Cat in the Hat”, “Green Eggs and Ham” and 46 other whimsical stories, turned 108.  Although he has been dead for more than two decades (He died at the age of 87 of throat cancer), Dr. Seuss’s influence on generations is still very much alive.  As a matter of fact, the National Education Association adopted his birthdate, christening it – Read Across America Day – in his honor. Read the rest of this entry »


Photos and blog by ROBYN WYMAN-DILL

As the season quietly prepares for spring, the cold winds of winter are keeping us indoors.  To keep our green thumbs busy, we shower our interior plants with T.L.C. Read the rest of this entry »

The Oscar Myer Picks

Photo and blog by ROBYN WYMAN-DILL



Do the hands of the clock spin much faster these days?

Here we are in March.  Academy Awards season is at an end. The red carpets of tinseltown – rolled out at the pre-oscar, oscar and post-oscar festivities two weeks earlier – are now neatly rolled up again. Strike crews are removing party pieces to re-set the stage for Cirque du Soleil. (The Kodak Theater has been home to Cirque’s production of IRIS, since October 2011. Their arrangements are to occupy the space for ten years with the exception of Oscar season when IRIS takes a two week intermission so that the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences can host their show.  For more on IRIS, take a look at our blog – Read the rest of this entry »