New York City

New York City

After 7 years, I finally had the chance to go back to New York City. I booked our plane tickets for only four days due to different work schedules; October 1-4. I already knew that, technically, three days was not going to be enough to get to see everything since Manhattan island is enormous. But, [...]

OC Fair

OC Fair

July 26, 2018 August 03, 2018 Who loves fair food but hates fair rides? The OC fair has always been a huge favorite of mine ever since I was a little kid. But, I'm going to be honest and say that this time is not really about the rides but more about the FOOD! Where [...]

Catalina Island

Catalina Island

August 01, 2018 Wednesday Missing our 9 a.m. departure was a huge set back, but at the end it all worked out. Since the next boat out to Catalina Island wasn't until 12:30 p.m., I headed out to a coffee shop a couple of blocks from the docks called Day Dream Surf Shop. Not only [...]

Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas

For the first trip of the summer, we headed out to Baja California for a mini family vacation to Cabo San Lucas. We had bought tickets a couple of months before we departed from San Diego International Airport on July 10th.   Although Cabos is technically on the ocean, it is a Mexican desert climate, [...]

Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain

June 14, 2018 ThursdayTemperatures out in Slab City can get pretty hot. Right after coffee, in Downtown Palm Springs, we headed out to Salvation Mountain. We tried to get there before the day got any hotter, but we still managed to get there right when the sun was at it's highest. Salvation Mountain was created [...]

Palm Springs

Palm Springs

June 14, 2018 Thursday Everyone knows exactly how hot the weather in Palm Springs can get. So for today's outing with my friend Liz, we decided to head out as early as we could to explore before the day got any hotter. We didn't end up leaving the house as early as we hoped to but [...]

The Flower Fields

The Flower Fields

April 25, 2018 WednesdayWhat a better way to welcome spring than to be surrounded by thousands of blooming flowers. It has been a couple of years since I've been wanting to visit The Flower Fields. It is 50 acres in Carlsbad, filled with different colored giant tecolote ranunculus flowers. They only bloom 6-8 weeks, from [...]