“The best education I have ever received was through travel.” ~ Lisa Ling Tastes of Texas Because I was there for a wedding, as well as work, I wasn’t able to explore Texas as much as I would have loved to. Especially if I was traveling solo. The AirBnB we stayed at was unreal, and ironically this Type A lady ….
“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” ~ Sam Houston State Bucket List It is no secret I love traveling, and with it comes an extensive bucket list I have created. Not only do I have places I want to travel abroad too, but I also want to visit all fifty states ….
“A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” ~ Henry Grunwald Island Beaches Island living doesn’t necessarily mean that a whole island is swimmable. In fact I technically live on an island, yet it feels more like a concrete jungle (because ….
“Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.” ~ Kareena Kapoor Khan With my updates from San Diego taking a bit longer then I had planned due to a smorgasbord of unforeseen circumstances, some good some bad, I haven’t posted an update in a Loooonnngggg while. In other words I be slackin’ dear readers. Nothing is ….
“I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.” ~ Nnedi Okorafor Our Last Day! There was still so much to see and do from Balboa Park to the San Diego Zoo, but both Sarah and I loved Coronado immensely and despite the temperamentalness of the San Diego weather the day before, ….
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy Annual Birthday Sail It has become an annual tradition that around my birthday I go sailing. It began with my mertwin and I about five years ….
“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” ~ Voltaire It’s My Birthday Thanks to the time change, and the fact that even on vacay, I am an early morning riser, I awoke before it should be made legal. Despite the early hour on the West Coast, I ….
“The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It’s our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. It should be clean, safe, and inviting.” ~ Scott Peters But First… Once we got ourselves together the first and most important stop was coffee. Alas, while Mack had been amazing about Googling ….
“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….
“Coffee connects us in so many ways – to each other, to our senses, and to the earth that supports the coffee trees.” ~ Rohan Marley For the Love of Peet’s If you followed my San Francisco adventures last year, you know how much I LOVE Peet’s. I legit could eat, sleep, breathe, and make love to Peet’s coffee. Aside ….