Across the USA

Adventure to The Channel Islands National Park

The Channel Islands have always been this alluring beacon to me to come explore. They always seem just out of…

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Mount Pinos, Frazier Park, California (8000 feet elevation)

When I need to feel peace and calm, I go to the beach. The salty breezes, warm sand, and cold…

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Incredible fall colors in Indianapolis

One thing I miss about the Midwest is Fall.  Driving along roads full of trees so full of color you…

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La Jolla & Torrey Pines

(Day One of Our trip can be found here) Waking up on Sunday wasn’t easy because of the extra comfortable,…

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Romantic Getaway Weekend in San Diego

To be married 20 years in no easy task. Marriage is a lot of work, compromise, understanding, and trust. A…

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Views from Above: Salt Lake City

In my former job, I traveled a lot. 60 roundtrip flights each year, leaving at the crack of dawn Tuesday…

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Cabin Life (For the Weekend) at Lake Arrowhead

It’s July and it’s hot.  It’s 107F degrees and although it still beats the 90 F degrees and 90 percent…

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Christmas in July at Big Bear

Big Bear, California is known for being a winter ski and snow resort up in the San Bernadino mountains. It’s…

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Road Trip to Joshua Tree National Park

What I love the most about living in California is just the opportunity for adventure that surrounds me.  I am…

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My First Time Seeing the Pacific Ocean

I had taken this new job, and the travel requirements were 20 percent travel, but I ended up on the…

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Storrier Stearns Japanese Gardens

Z: Work has been crazy lately.  I could say its busy. but busy is one of those words similar to…

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