3 March 2003
Scott took this picture out of his bedroom window a month or so ago. Black Mountain stands 1,557 feet above sea level; 960 above and a mile or two away from our house. We've walked up it a few times, but not lately. The view stretches for miles from the ocean to the mountains in the east, north of Los Angeles, and south into Mexico. Most obvious from the summit is the rampant development in San Diego's North County regions: an inevitable result of population growth in and migration toward America's Finest City.