I had Glass Beach on my list of California must-see for a while, so I decided booked us a hotel in Fort Bragg! We drove up early Saturday morning, and headed straight for Russian Gulch State Park for a hike. If you know me, hiking up a mountain to a waterfall is so gratifying. The sound … More 48 Hours of North Coast Bliss
Wow! 2015 is gone just like that – what an incredible year it was! It was our first year living in California, 3,000 miles from where we met, our home in Raleigh, NC. I became fully dedicated into a job focused on protecting and preserving the environment – which is very rewarding and something I … More Year One – Wild California
“…at last the Lake burst upon us—a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet above the level of the sea, and walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks that towered aloft full three thousand feet higher still! … As it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly … More Keep Tahoe Blue
“Ah, life is a gate, a way, a path to Paradise anyway, why not live for fun and joy and love or some sort of girl by a fireside, why not go to your desire and LAUGH…” We had some visitors in town from DC. We decided to get them away from the city life and reconnect with nature. We took a trip down to the … More McWay Falls
San Francisco is absolutely breathtaking and a must see on any travel bucket list! It is rich in history and vibrant in character. It has a mystical quality to it and truly is a magical city with so much to offer. It is packed full of local gems and well known attractions. Here are a … More 7 Reasons to Visit San Francisco
Whew! I had a whirlwind weekend of fun in the mountains of North Carolina. I was there to celebrate the marriage between two wonderful friends. I arrived in Raleigh, NC at midnight on Thursday and more than happy to see my family! I have missed them every single day since we moved away. Friday, my … More East Coast Mountain Escape
Life is a whirlwind of sheer fate and coincidence and the winds have taken me from beautiful North Carolina to magical California. There is so much to share about this wonderful place! I recently came across a quote, “California take a lifetime to experience properly, that’s what makes California so great.” Those words spoke so true … More Hello World!