Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker took the stage at CPAC today and riled up the crowd with a speech touting a great many successes in his state, burnishing his credentials for a very likely 2016 run.
Malibu Creek State Park was one of the first areas I hiked when I moved to Southern California. This easy out-and-back trail travels alongside Malibu Creek through some great terrain and old growth oak trees, with a special bonus — a...Show More Summary
“The sun shines not on us but in us.” – John Muir I shot this photo on my first trip to the Anza Borrego Desert State Park. We camped near Dos Cabeza — a great home base for hiking, bouldering or just enjoying the sunrise. I have always loved the mountains and the beach, but […] The post Muir Monday: The Sun Shines In Us appeared first on SoCal Hiker.
The Red Route is one of my favorite hiking trails in Crystal Cove State Park. At 5.5 miles and over 800? of vertical gain, this loop makes for a great workout. The length is about right to make it worth the trip, but won’t take all day. And the scenery is fantastic. The hike down […] The post Crystal Cove Red Route appeared first on SoCal Hiker.
Doheny State Beach is a perfect place for a beach walk. There are towering palms, sailboats from nearby Dana Point Harbor, surfers, a wide assortment of birds, and beautiful coastal views. This is a great place to watch the sunset and unwind. Show More Summary
I have fond memories walking along the beach in Carlsbad. My grandparents retired to Carlsbad, and I’ve been there first with them, and later with my own kids. South Carlsbad State Beach is a great stretch of bluff-lined beach that makes...Show More Summary
Last week, I went out with a nice guy. We met at a storied bar (think the Stork Club, if it still existed) and had a great time. He was charming, polite, and incredibly attentive. He graciously picked up the tab and asked if he could see me again soon. I said yes. He slipped me some cab fare, hailed me a taxi, and said goodnight.
Minnesota and Illinois share a common region, a similar economy, and even the same athletic conference (the Big 10). They both have billionaire governors. One launched a series of progressive policies, with great results for the business...Show More Summary
In the midst of freezing weather and record snowstorms in the eastern United States, NBC's Al Roker wishes the term "Global Warming" had never been used. Too bad, Al. As the Great Lakes are mostly frozen over due to the extreme cold,...Show More Summary
In case you haven't heard, February is the month to buy a solar company. There have been recent acquisitions by Enphase, Canadian Solar and Trina Solar stated earlier it is in the hunt. From the utilities, both Duke and NRG have made massive solar investments. Show More Summary
Search for the term "marketing" on Google and you'll get more than 1.8 billion results. That's equivalent to everyone in the United States writing five articles on marketing! It's insane to think there are that many great ideas on the...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I learned from Republicans in February Fill your heads with the facts, kiddie poolers: Rape can be a "beautiful" thing Gays are just mean old Nazis. State courts trump federal courts. Boco Haram and Boca Raton are interchangeable. President Obama is not the anti-Christ. Show More Summary
Readers: This great infographic is from Hog Island Press in Philadelphia, PA. Monsters in America: A Cryptozoological Map of the United States is possibly the first of its kind – a snapshot of American cryptozoology that brings together the Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Mothman, Chupacabra, Shunka Warakin, Caddy, the Honey Island Swamp Monster and many more […]
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, says the danger is great that the thousands of Syrian refugees coming into the United States will include terrorists who want to kill Americans. So what is he doing about it? He told Sean Hannity of Fox News the other night that he has […]
Today in Things Florida Bros Do For Fun, Apparently, we have a guy from the great sunshine state purporting to vape his friend’s semen — and all it took to get him to inhale was $68 measly dollars. Video evidence of this alleged vaguely homoerotic feat — I say alleged because we don’t actually have […]
In a shocking rejection of the Lord, Idaho’s Kootenai County Republican Central Committee has refused to move forward proposed resolution to declare Idaho a “Christian state.” Tuesday night’s vote greatly disappointed God, His Only Begotten...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Shortest Shark Tank Product Pitch Ever [Shark Tank intro music: Bom bom bombombombombom…BOM BOM! BOM BOM!] Pitchman enters: Hello, sharks. I'm Idaho State Representative Vito Barbieri, and I'm seeking your support for my amazing new invention, the VaginaCam. Show More Summary
By global standards, the United States used to be a great country for working women. But these days, we look hopelessly behind the times. As the White House noted in a recent economic report, American women between the ages of 25 and...Show More Summary
The California Showcase held last weekend at the Great Park in Irvine brought out 484 high school seniors to work out in front of representatives from 47 colleges and universities from 23 states seeking players for NCAA Division II, III and NAIA football.