The Magic and Beauty of the Desert

With it’s dramatic sunrises and sunsets, extreme temperatures, semi-isolation, and mysterious legends of aliens and the desert dwelling “Yucca man,” it’s easy to see why the desert is often associated with being a spiritual and magical place.

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Hello Spring!

Days are getting slightly longer, plants are blooming, and Spring Fever is becoming contagious. One of the most colorful ways to welcome the Spring in San Diego is by taking a stroll through the Flower Fields at Carlsbad. This 50 acre botanical ranch offers some of the most amazing scenery, photo opts, and activities for all […]

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Mt. Baldy Winter Wonder

There are very few worries that cannot be quelled by spending a few moments in the serenity of nature. Lately, I seem to have a fondness for escaping to the mountains when I crave some time to reflect. There is something about the high altitudes that seem to change my perspective and make me feel […]

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Hallowmas in San Diego

          In case it wasn’t obvious, Autumn is my favorite season. I love when it gets dark earlier and the weather gets a bit cooler.  It’s true that here in San Diego we may not have an Autumn in the “traditional” sense like most other places, but I love it all […]

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A Royally Spooky Weekend Aboard the Queen Mary

The Queen Mary is purportedly one of the most haunted places in California. This luxurious ocean liner, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, sailed the seas from 1936 to 1967 and has carried everyone from glamorous celebrities, to royalty, and dignitaries.  She has even served in World War II as a troopship transporting thousands […]

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Argh Matey! Tall ships set sail for San Diego !

I had a blast at the Festival of Sail this year! Warning: My inner geek is coming out again. When I heard that the tall ships were sailing into the Embarcadero, I knew exactly where I was going to spend a good part of my Labor Day weekend. I MUST have been a pirate in another […]

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Assistant Buzz Creator Files: Comic Con Craziness

I know this is a bit late, but it literally took me almost a week to recover from the madness that was Comic Con 2014. It was surreal to me that I actually had a golden ticket to get into the biggest event of the summer.

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