Driving on State Route 247
Vegan pomegranate smoothies to try.
Hiking on the north side of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Hiking at Hulda Crooks Park.
December in the San Bernardino Mountains.
How to grind up fresh organic rosemary and Greek oregano. Works with non-organic herbs too!
Make a sweet and spicy vegan soup.
Snow in the San Bernardino Mountains.
How to make Christmas ornaments.
The photography of everyday life.
Book review: I cannot relate to "Fifty Shade of Grey".
Creating a colored pencil drawing of Mount Baldy at sunset.
Learn how to upcycle glass bottles by painting pictures on these. The paintings on the bottles can be sealed with mod podge.
The Southern California sky.
Learn how to draw this iconic symbol of southern California to create a fun card!
Drawing a picture of roses.
Do you like to garden and/or draw? If so, then many of the plants and flowers in your garden can serve as inspiration for your art projects. This year I have started another container garden, and I used the marigolds as the subject for my latest...
The view of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Book review of A Thousand and One Stories of Pericon de Cadiz.
In the U.S., many people send Easter cards to family and friends who live far away when they cannot see each other during this holiday season. Here's a pop-up card everyone will enjoy getting.
Reviewing the book Child of the Dark.
Make glittery Christmas cards.
What kind of Christmas gift are you thinking about buying for the woman/women in your life who like to walk? Not everyone enjoys wearing heels, and I can attest to being one since I am a pedestrian who prefers my flats over platforms every day of...
Back in the spring of 1999 I was in English history course covering the years from 1500 to 1789, and here is one of the papers, I wrote for that class. As I look back, it is fascinating to see what I wrote, and a few things I learned in those days....
The view of Grass Valley Lake up in the San Bernardino Mountains. Photo by J Hanna Self-portrait taken out at Grass Valley Lake in the San Bernardino Mountains. Photo by J Hanna Grass Valley Lake is a small lake located in the San Bernardino...
Trees up in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Photography of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Wood burning palm treesilhouettes on a box.
Wood burning palm tree silhouettes on a box.
The beauty of Joshua Tree National Park.
Drawing a picture of a forest scene at sunset is a stimulating art project for people who enjoy creating landscapes. I love to draw because in our modern world it is the one thing we can still do without a machine. Yes, I used a camera and a...
I do enjoy going to amusement parks, but not with a large group of people. Honestly, I always enjoy going with my family, or just a couple of people. I am more of a small group kind of person, and when you are finally in your thirties, I think you...
A single woman's perspective on life.
The view of single women in society.
Creating a container garden.
Growing a container garden in your own backyard.
San Bernardino Mountains photography.
Lake Arrowhead photos.
Pictures of Lake Arrowhead, California.
Writing my first novel.
The beauty of the clouds in Southern California.
Clouds over the San Bernardino Inland Valley.
Grid drawings - learn how to draw a cat
Walking around the San Bernardino Mountains
Nature photography of the San Bernardino Mountains.
How to make a butterfly birthday card.
How to wash dishes properly.
Promoting blogs and hubs.
Stop being jealous of other women.
Avoid being too attached to the past.
Make a cat Christmas card.
Drawing a picture of your nephew.
How to make a paper turkey.
Art is not for everyone, but I use my drawings, paintings, and photography as a way to reminiscence about some of the favorite places I have traveled to. Of course if my income allowed me to visit Waikiki once a year I would do that, but with my...
Back in 1998 I took a history course about Colonial America, which heavily focused on the religious beliefs of the settlers in the original thirteen colonies. Whereas the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam was devoted to religious tolerance at the...
The beauty of garden photography.
Garden Designs Photography
Frying plantains in corn oil and other food ideas.
Halloween is the perfect time of year to make a pop-up card with a spooky black cat theme. Anyone who reads my arts and crafts hubs knows I am a big DIYer, so rather than buy a mass produced card at the store, I will try and persuade you to make...
Drawing palm trees on handmade cards.
How to draw a desert landscape.
Stop paying for gasoline and walk to work.
Riding the school bus was a rite of passage that marked the transition from pre-school to kindergarten for me. Back in 1982 I had started attending pre-school because my mom thought this would be a good enrichment opportunity, and during that time...
Walking in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Do you love drawings of dogs? I have fond memories of my childhood dogs, and I love to commemorate the memory of my pets by drawing pictures of them. Three years ago I drew a picture of my dog lady, and this past fall I painted a portrait of my dog...
Going single into your thirties and beyond.
Handmade Valentine's Day gifts are a great way to share your sentiment with a loved one. Not only are handcrafted gifts affordable, but these also allow you to express your creativity. Try making a card for a friend, or even create a cross stitched...
How to get over a breakup.
These days I ride my bicycle around Southern California, but I spent many years walking as a pedestrian, and I still do from time to time.
Not sure when this all began, but I have formed a mania for creating cross stitched magnets for my fridge. Actually I can pin-point this back to the Fall of 2007 when I purchase a roll of magnetic tape from the Walmart craft department. I have...
Is friends with benefits a good idea?
Make a Happy New Year card.
How can I find a boyfriend in a chatroom?
If you are asking this yourself this question you may not be ready for this level of commitment. Giving someone a house key can be particularly risky if their name is not on the lease or the mortgage, or if there is not a signed legal agreement. I...
About real friendship.
How to make a cat Christmas card.
Sexy Christmas gift ideas.
A day in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Flaunting infidelity: a short fiction story.
Painting a picture of Buster the dog.
If you've ever wanted to paint a picture of your dog but found it intimidating, follow these simple steps to tackle this project!
How to draw a picture of a cat.
The Southern California tour.
Why we should value everyone's opinion.
How to make a cat card.
How to buy the right eyeglasses.
How to find a boyfriend, and why you might not want one.
How to make a tropical sunset card.
Should I delete certain comments
Make a sunset card.
How to make a multicolored glass bracelet.
Cool products for the summer.
Why I like reading books.
New ideas for a woman's wardrobe.
Summer time is near and people will be entertaining friends and family. Why have boring mass produced coasters for your guests when you can make something colorful and fun? Coasters are a great way to keep drinks from making those unsightly rings...
How to paint a shirt with impressionist roses.
My life long love affair with Disneyland.
I do not want to be blunt.
How to throw a cheap birthday party for family and friends.
How to make a card with a palm tree drawing.
Is Santa Claus real?
Stop complaining about life in the Inland Empire.
Make a necklace with shells and acrylic beads.
How to make a shell necklace.
Painting a picture for your mom is a thoughtful and creative mother's day gift. This project will be of a moderate cost because you have to buy a canvas, paintbrushes, and paint. However, if you are like me you probably already have these supplies...
When I was in my mid-twenties I broke up with a guy that I thought I could get back. Big mistake! One day I was surfing the Internet and saw and ebook that promised to help me win my lover back. Under normal circumstances I never would have...
How to make a fake pearl bracelet with safety pins.
Funny topics on Hubpages: taking a walk down memory lane.
Book that do not make the top of my list.
Instead of printing out pre-made shamrocks and clovers, learn to draw your own! This craft is great for a decorating and could easily be done by a group of kids in a classroom setting.
The old hubpages profile and how it looked back in 2009.
Funny real life scenarios and situaitons.
Being thrifty and saving money.
If you enjoy making crafts then this special Valentine's Day hub is for you. In this hub I will show you how to make a cross stitched heart shaped magnet, which is a pretty nifty way to put a love note on the fridge for your paramour. Just imagine...
Dating and divorce.
celebrity crushes and why these do not last.
How to crate picture art for your wall.
Do you want to find a pen pal from another country, or just from another part of your country? There are ways you can meet new pen pal friends online, as long as you play it cautious and safe.
My Subway Sandwich obsession.
Animal art and photography.
Curvy women are sexy, too.
The Notebook: the movie vs the book
The San Bernardino Mountains are a beautiful place to visit year around. This tour was during the fall around Thanksgiving just after a rain storm. There were many beautiful clouds in the sky, which made for some beautiful photographers coming up...
How to prevent a cold by washing your hands.
We hear all the time about how men are visual creatures and women overall are more attracted to one's personality. Although both sexes can fall into these categories, I think all humans are a combination of both, which can be good and bad. It is...
I love the BBC.
How to make a candy cane bookmark/holiday ornament.
Should I wait to break up with my boyfriend until after the holidays?
Replying to comments.
Organic gardening and fresh tomato salsa.
On the Internet over the last couple of years there seems to be a proliferation of the word ignorant, and often it is overused. Do you remember in high school when your teacher suggested using a thesaurus to use a new word? Often there are more...
There is a segment of the population who has completely given up on dating and is happier for it. Sometimes this only a temporary measure for a few weeks, or sometimes this is an indefinite amount of time that could last for months or years. ...
Panda the half coyote dog.
Creating fashionable homemade jewerly.
Another evacuation in Lake Arrowhead.
I love to make crafts and many of these are girly, but of course all crafts can be tailored to a boy's taste. However, I think there is a niche for girly crafts and I enjoy writing about this topic, so I have decided to produce yet another how-to...
How to make a necklace with a button.
How to be a non-tourist traveler.
Stay healthy by walking more and driving less.
How to make a necklace and a matching bracelet.
How to style long hair into waves, curls, and braids.
How to make a pop-up card step by step.
Going to the LA County Fair.
Finding a home for stray cats.
Songs about friendship.
Songs to put under your Christmas tree.
The evacuation story explains the anxiety and fear we experienced when the San Bernardino Mountains were evacuated due to fire danger back in 2003.
How to make a paper snowflake.
My favorite children's books.
Most of the time I prefer to draw free hand, but using a grid to help draw a picture can be very useful. Grid drawing is very helpful because it allows the artist to focus on one block of the picture at a time. For this demonstration I will be using...
20 Great Books To Read
Silly comments on YouTube.
You met a person that seems nice online at first, but then he or she starts to annoy you by sending random instant messages at all hours of the day. Now what used to be a fun activity is dreaded because you never know when that next instant message...
Making a birthday card for my niece.
Should you spend money on a dating site?
Making fun stationery designs.
Spicy tofu stir fry is a good alternative if you are tired of meat.
Book review of The Kite Runner.
How to make a cheap and tasty chocolate cake.
Why does my friend make me feel inferior.
How the 1960's changed America and the world.
How to make a large and simple salad.
Of all of Colleen McCullough's novels, The Thorn Birds made the greatest impact on my ideas of what a great novel should be. I was drawn into the story and could not put it down until I finished it a week later. McCullough takes a turbulent cast of...
The Indian Rock Camp sign photographed in December of 2011. Photo by J Hanna Plaque Dedicated to the Indian Rock Camp. I took this picture in 2002. Lake Arrowhead is a community in the San Bernardino Mountains that tourists love to visit. Most...
Inexpensive Valentine' Day gifts.
"Where Am I Going to Live When I Go to College?" As a college freshman in 1996 I was forced by my parents to live in the dorms. There were a few good things about it, such as meeting two or three friends that I really liked to spend time with....
Please tell me how I can meet people in free yahoo chat rooms.