What Exactly are the La Brea “Tar Pits” in LA?

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A great place for kids in LA’s historic Miracle Mile neighborhood

The La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are made of natural asphalt, or “brea” in Spanish. The tar pits start from crude oil seepage to the earth’s surface. Organic marine life combines with sediment and is crushed with layers of sediment for a very long time, becoming liquid crude oil after it’s heated to high temperatures from the pressure created by heavy layers of sediment. …

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Can Dogs Eat Fruit?

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Big Sil’s Favorite Fruits That Dogs Can Eat

Many people ask if dogs can eat fruit. Big Sil loves fruit, but he certainly has his preferences!   Big Sil eats whole apples, which are rich in calcium and Vitamin C. Just be careful not to over do it with the stems and seeds.…

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The Newest Children’s Book For Sale

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The Adventures of Big Sil Phoenix children’s book is for sale.

Big Sil’s magic doggie tail takes him to the Valley of the Sun. Discover Phoenix in a photographic and fun way in the latest in The Adventures of Big Sil children’s books. Big Sil hikes among the red rocks, visits an old wild west town, drives the Phoenix International Raceway and more.…

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