I don’t quite know how to explain what last week was like for me. When the weekend rolled around, I needed something good. What I got was a reminder that I love where I live. After breakfast at Cardamom, my favorite breakfast spot in San Diego, I ventured over to Mission Valley for some Christmas shopping. While I … More Ocean Air
I love this time of year. I love sweaters, boots, fall colors in clothing and nature, fall TV shows, football, World Series baseball, hockey, Halloween, Thanksgiving, sugary holiday lattes, pie, moderate family time, cozy nights with a movie, a fire, a blanket, and a boy named Dave. Here’s the thing. It was a sunny 90 degrees … More The Fall Back Heatwave Funk
One of the best parts of living in (certain parts of) California is the gift of the quality day trip. You know, the two-three hour round-trip you take when you want to get out of the city or get lost in a different one. I took day trips often growing up in the City of Orange… … More My Friend, Julian.
Are You Kidding Me, Mexico City? will continue next week, but for now, I want to pause the series to appreciate a damn good week (and it’s only Thursday). Life Tip #14: When you have good news, share it. Happiness is contagious. To begin… I finally finished the second book in the Outlander series and … More Pause for Positive Things
Finding a good, uncrowded brunch spot in San Diego is an exercise in patience, intelligence, and luck. I have spent several Sunday mornings jumping from Snooze, to Great Maple, to Parkhouse Eatery, to Hash House a Go Go in search of a reasonable wait time, and I’ve failed miserably—two hours, Great Maple? Really? I made … More Battles of the Brunches