Category Archives: California

Earth Day Cleanup in the San Bernardino Mountains

April 22nd ~ Near Running Springs, CA As fate would have it, I just happened to see this post inviting the mountain-top residents to participate in the Earth Day clean-up. 

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Carrizo Plain Super Bloom! Yes, it was as glorious as it sounds

April 17th ~ Carrizo Plain National Monument How can one sum up in words the magnificence we beheld when our best photos don’t even come close to capturing the beauty? There really is no way other than to let you know … Continue reading

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A Reason to Celebrate!

Today, April 24th, is a very special occasion for Tim and me. Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary to the best husband, partner, father, travel companion and friend a woman could ask for.  As we walk down memory lane, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – Part 2 including The Slot

March 9th ~ Borrego Springs, CA We had two goals today, explore Coyote Canyon and hike down into The Slot. 

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park – Part 1 with Fonts Point

March 8th ~ Borrego Springs, CA Our plans got thrown for a loop in two ways. 

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A bookended week at three beaches in Southern California

February 12th ~ Back at our shop in Canoga Park, CA Just came back from lunch at California Pizza Kitchen where I overheard a young boy and his mother having a serious conversation: Mom: “Do you still have your crayons … Continue reading

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Birth Announcement – It’s A Girl!

December 2nd ~ Buckley Cove, California Ellie Mae Camp-it Delivered: November 30th at 4:00 PM Weight: 9,564 pounds Length: 24′ 11″ Proud Parents: Tim and Joanne Joseph Well, we did it! After a relatively painless delivery, we are taking home … Continue reading

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Home And Enduring Friendships Are Where The Heart Is…

August ~ Southern California and Southern Oregon As much as we love to travel, sometimes there is NO PLACE LIKE HOME! It has felt so good to be back in Southern California, spend some time with friends and family, get … Continue reading

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What do we gain from our travels? Our top 5 answers…

February 17th ~ Canoga Park, California We are sometimes asked what we get out of traveling; what we are looking for; what are we gaining. I guess there is no simple answer to that, but here goes: Countdown of the … Continue reading

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The Broad Museum ~ The Veil and the Vault

February 12th ~ Los Angeles, California Los Angeles has a brand new museum – The Broad Just opening in September 2015, it is the latest “Must See” attraction for both locals and visitors to the City of Angeles. Reservations can … Continue reading

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