Ahoy ! My Solo Trip Adventure to Catalina Island!

My Mom,  (who recently turned  80 years "young"),  always said..."Nothing in life is free". Well, Mom, you were "almost" completely right! For my birthday this year I did something really out of the ordinary:  I traveled solo to and from the beautiful Mediterranean picturesque Santa Catalina Island, population just over 3000 (I will be referring … Continue reading Ahoy ! My Solo Trip Adventure to Catalina Island!

A Proposal Atop a Cliff at Torrey Pines State Reserve and Beach!

  You never know what you'll find or stumble upon at Torrey Pines State Beach! Today was no exception. What a joy it was to spot some cool "raked" writing in the sand and discover it was a marriage proposal...in POLISH! (What a joy it always is to have my camera in hand as well)! … Continue reading A Proposal Atop a Cliff at Torrey Pines State Reserve and Beach!

San Diego or SAND Diego??? Catching up in Del Mar with JT and Tony of San Diego Sand Castles!

What a fun surprise! While power walking today on Del Mar Beach with my friend, (yep, we powered on for 7000+ steps), we serendipitously saw something really creative and cool! First we saw these buckets...and wondered what was going on!   Then we met JT and Tony from San Diego Sand Castles who were coaching … Continue reading San Diego or SAND Diego??? Catching up in Del Mar with JT and Tony of San Diego Sand Castles!