Last October I traveled with San Diego friends to Paso Robles for a weekend of picking grapes, drinking wine and eating a lot of amazing food. We were lucky enough to be invited to stay at Proulx Wines. While technically I only picked one or two bushels of grapes, I like to think I did my part by … Continue reading

Venice Beach Alleyway

The Venice Boardwalk is famous for the people watching it provides. However, with all the interesting subjects it provides, things can get a little overwhelming. As we walked back from lunch at Library Alehouse we avoided the boardwalk and took a parallel street most of the way until we got to the … Continue reading

Andy Goldsworthy Wood Line

I can't even remember how long ago it was that I took this photo but I do know it was my friend Jimmy who introduced me to both the Presidio and this art installation by Andy Goldsworthy titled, "Wood Line." In 2010, Goldsworthy looked to a new part of the park for inspiration - an historic … Continue reading

View from Mount Soledad

The first really cool, picturesque place I discovered on my own after moving to San Diego was Mount Soledad. I wasn't sold on the spot right away but after I read this on Wikipedia, I knew I had to go. There is an urban legend that in the 1930s, a group of little people who appeared in … Continue reading

Southern California Fires

On the way home from my first trip up to Long Beach California traffic came to a halt as we approached a smokey sky. Just across the mountains a large fire was raging. I pulled over to the side of the road to take this picture. It's too bad something this beautiful causes so much … Continue reading