Tag Archives: San Diego

Good Music, Good Friends, and a Good Cause

Looking for something to do tomorrow night? Saturday September 21st, 2013, is the second annual Amy Cole Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser House Concert! Featuring music from El Monte Slim, Dustin Illingworth (Tide Pools), and Marie Haddad with Kelly Duley, it’s going … Continue reading

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25 Books in 2013

New year, new GoodReads Reading Challenge! Its already May, so I’ve been reading  and for months now and have made some headway toward my 25 book goal. I’ve got no real theme this year, I just want to make sure I fit a … Continue reading

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The Queen of Carrot Flowers

When the Kid was about 5, she discovered the album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel. She had different favorite songs on the album over time, with all time favorites being Two-Headed Boy and The King … Continue reading

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Kitchen Creek Hike

Last Saturday was a glorious day to be on the trail! It was the kick-off weekend for hikers going north from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail, and we decided to join the fun by hiking a 10 … Continue reading

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This Is Why We Hike

San Diego is feeling much more like home now that I have gathered some friends that love to get out and explore the great outdoors with me. I feel so fortunate to live in a place with such a variety of beautiful landscapes, … Continue reading

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Dia de los Muertos en San Diego

This blog was written last week and then got sidelined by my Salvation Mountain blog. Oops… better late than never though! On November 1st, we spent the evening wandering around Old Town in San Diego. We admired the altars, the … Continue reading

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July! July! Fireworks and Fried Food on the Fourth

Yes, this post is a little belated. July has been a busy month. It began with what may be a new tradition, Fourth of July at the San Diego County Fair. “Are you crazy?” You ask. Well, no. Sure, its incredibly … Continue reading

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Best. Lunch break. Ever.

Ever have one of those days when you feel incredibly lucky? I do.  Finishing up the workday was no problem after enjoying such an unbelievably beautiful walk during my lunch break… I sincerely hope I never get laid off.

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The Gangster We Are All Looking For: A PGMG Book Review

The Gangster We Are All Looking For is the 2011 choice for One Book, One San Diego; which is a partnership between our local NPR station (KPBS) and the San Diego Public Library. Every year a committee chooses several candidate … Continue reading

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