Santa Paula Creek

Along the high trail to the PunchBowls along Santa Paula Creek in California. Even though you can’t see the creek from here, trust me it’s down there. Very rugged and beautiful in this area with car and truck sized boulders to scramble over, or take this trail, if you can find it! The trail starts… Continue reading Santa Paula Creek

Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College

“From its inception, the vision for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel has been predicated upon four distinguishing marks: beauty, which disposes us to what is true and good; grandeur, which lifts the mind to contemplate God’s transcendence; permanence, which reminds us that God’s word is everlasting; and tradition, which connects us to… Continue reading Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College

Thomas Aquinas College, California

A small Catholic college in Santa Paula, California that uses the “Great Books” curriculum. There is a ┬ánew chapel that was just nearing completion when these panos were made. It has since been finished. The college’s website has a nice photo essay explaining all about the chapel which can be seen here. This is a… Continue reading Thomas Aquinas College, California

Bart’s Books, Ojai, California

Their website says “The World’s Greatest Outdoor Bookstore” and perhaps it is. There aren’t too many outdoor bookstores in my neck of the woods (Cincinnati). I certainly recommend checking it out if you are in the neighborhood of Ojai, California. Very cool indeed. You may even spy a “celebrity” or two while there. They have… Continue reading Bart’s Books, Ojai, California