Archive for May, 2013

  • While wandering the streets of Montecito last week we came upon a relic we’ve whizzed by in our cars hundreds of times over that past decades. It’s located off of Hot Springs Road between Pepper Lane and School House Road, but closer to Pepper Lane. Walking along with little more to do than observe and wonder, the old leaning water tower took on a beauty we’d never before known her to possess. For one thing she looked more fragile than ever, leaning much more than we’d previously noticed. We also appreciated her humble appearance and her obvious historical significance. […] 0

    The Leaning Tower of Montecito

    While wandering the streets of Montecito last week we came upon a relic we’ve whizzed by in our cars hundreds of times over that past decades. It’s located off of Hot Springs Road between Pepper Lane and School House Road, but closer to Pepper Lane. Walking along with little more to do than observe and wonder, the old leaning water tower took on a beauty we’d never before known her to possess. For one thing she looked more fragile than ever, leaning much more than we’d previously noticed. We also appreciated her humble appearance and her obvious historical significance. […]

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  • With Earth Day celebrations in full gear in our backyard, we decided to head to a quieter hike zone in Montecito. Originally we had planned to hike a few of the streets, in our quest to walk every street in Montecito. But soon we discovered that much of the most delightful hiking in Montecito is found along trails that intersect the public roadways. We started by exploring the Hedgerows, and soon wound up on San Leandro Lane, which happens to be the old stompin’ grounds for the UH back in the late 1960’s and 70’s. And so, we happily […] 0

    88 Acres – Or is it 80 Acres?

    With Earth Day celebrations in full gear in our backyard, we decided to head to a quieter hike zone in Montecito. Originally we had planned to hike a few of the streets, in our quest to walk every street in Montecito. But soon we discovered that much of the most delightful hiking in Montecito is found along trails that intersect the public roadways. We started by exploring the Hedgerows, and soon wound up on San Leandro Lane, which happens to be the old stompin’ grounds for the UH back in the late 1960’s and 70’s. And so, we happily […]

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