Monthly Archives: January 2012

Irvine, California

From Morro Bay we drove down through Pismo Beach stopping in for their famous cinnamon rolls along the boardwalk, of course.  There were great little stretches of downtown shops all along the coast through Santa Barbara and Ventura…and the 72 … Continue reading

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Morro Bay, California

I woke up early this morning and went to watch the sunrise as I walked along the beach.  I started this tradition of watching the sunrise five years ago when I went on vacation for the first time in seven … Continue reading

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Big Sur

From Monterey, we headed south along a stretch of the most beautiful coastline in America.  We got a fairly early start and spent the day pulling in and out of inlets to catch a glimpse of the breathtaking scenery.   It … Continue reading

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Monterey, California

After going for a few laps around the man-made lake this morning, we set out with Monterey as our destination.  I was thinking we were still over an hour to get there, so I was pleasantly surprised when, after a … Continue reading

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After a beautiful night under the moon at the Golden Gate Bridge,  we had to set an alarm to make sure we were up bright and early the next morning.  I usually wake up naturally about 6:30 and use this … Continue reading

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Now, this is fun!

There are a lot of fun activities to do with your kids.  A couple of nights ago, we stumbled on a beauty that had us out with the video camera the next day.  Check it out.

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Sitting on the dock of the bay…

Bright sunny mornings with an empty schedule are like a blank canvas, ready for us to decide what we want to fill the day with.  We started off  by heading north to the Napa Valley.  As I drove out there, … Continue reading

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