A Visit to the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Carlsbad, CA

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Ranch in Carlsbad during June, 2020. I heard about it several months ago and couldn't believe that after 10 years of living in San Diego I had never heard of it. Leo Carrillo was an entertainer on Broadway, in films and became famous for playing 'Pancho' … Continue reading A Visit to the Leo Carrillo Ranch Historic Park, Carlsbad, CA

We Captured Our Creativity With Haiku!

By Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications Eight women attended our 2 hour SJF Communications Haiku workshop 'Capturing Your Creativity With Haiku' on January 18th, 2020 at the Poway Community Library. We began with an interactive fun 'ice-breaker' - getting to know each other a bit more. Next, after introductions and a review of my work … Continue reading We Captured Our Creativity With Haiku!

Gallery Photos – Lady Zhaojun Starring Li Yugang – San Diego Civic Theatre 12/2/2019

Lady Zhaojun Starring Li Yugang China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd. (CAEG) presented the U.S. premiere of an opera and dance theatrical musical production Lady Zhaojun Starring Chinese multi-award Singer Li Yugang and fellow performers from the China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. and Monday, December 2, … Continue reading Gallery Photos – Lady Zhaojun Starring Li Yugang – San Diego Civic Theatre 12/2/2019

Author J.R. Strayve, Jr. Releases Fiction Novel ‘First Spouse of the United States’

San Diego Author J.R. Strayve Jr.  is thrilled to announce his new fiction novel First Spouse of the United States: Star Athlete & War Hero Battles Societal Boundaries and Washington Elite, which is now available at https://jrstrayvejr.com or on Amazon.com. Book Description: First Spouse of the United States: Star Athlete & War Hero Battles Societal … Continue reading Author J.R. Strayve, Jr. Releases Fiction Novel ‘First Spouse of the United States’

A Hike at Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve – Coachella Preserve

We enjoyed an interesting self-guided Spring hike of two oases at the Thousand Palms Oasis - Coachella Preserve (on the San Andreas Fault, no less) in the Southern California Desert (about 10 miles East of Palm Springs). Here's a video with photos that captured some of our day hiking at the Thousand Palms Oasis at … Continue reading A Hike at Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve – Coachella Preserve