Nine Sweet Spots to Stroll

Nine Sweet Spots to Stroll

Those of us who live in Highland know things casual visitors don’t. Things like where to buy fresh-caught oysters at Christmas time, or what’s the best route to follow during Maple Festival to avoid crowds, or where to walk if you want shade, sheep, or show-stopping...
Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 1

Fall 2021 Leaf Report – Week 1

It’s that time of year again! My favorite time of year actually. Next to Christmas, of course. The air is crisp and fresh, and cozy fog is laying on the mountains that are turning from lush greens to rustic, autumnal shades. Last year, we (along with helpful...
Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

When friends who don’t live here ask me about the nightlife in Highland County, they are often surprised when I answer that we have an absolutely stellar nightlife here.   Due to our geographical isolation, low population, and high elevation, we have one of the finest...
Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

What do you think of when you think of Highland County?  Some of you may say an enthusiastic, “Maple!” And, while sugar-making is important to our little, mountain community, I always think of our wide-open spaces and mild climate – perfect for raising...
Meadowdale in Bloom: A Photographic Short Story

Meadowdale in Bloom: A Photographic Short Story

Post Sponsored By and Created in Partnership with:   Come walk with me on this journey through Spring’s awakening in Meadowdale… We all survive the winter. We eat. We work. We sleep. Knowing, one day, those clouds will break, and we will yet again be...