I JUST MISS

It’s been 16 days since I have been home due to Shelter In Place and I know there have been plenty of other countries that have had to endure this for much longer than I, but it still doesn’t make it any easier to deal with.  Some days are spent with me walking from wall…

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The Way I See It

Originally I had plans to write a post about reconnecting to a city I once loved but now I’m realizing we are going to all have to learn how to reconnect; whether it be in our social space, our work space, our partners, the things that bring us the upmost joy: travel, dining out, concerts…

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Get Lost In Ojai

Ojai California is that special town where people come to relax, meditate and pamper themselves.  This was my first time visiting the town and the urge came from my latest Guided By guest who listed Ojai as one of her favorite places to visit two hours outside of Los Angeles!  The drive is comfortable and…

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St. Elsewhere

“I packed a view of my belongings.  Left the life that I was living.  Just some memories of it.  Mostly ones I can’t forget” Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere That’s exactly what was going through my mind as Highway 101 changed from intense moments of congestion to the openness of windy roads surrounded by rolling…

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The Alamo Motel

When selecting a hotel, we often go for the one that has the highest star ratings or the one that is completly out of our budget but we have worked hard (and saved hard) for this moment to live the life of luxury or we just take a cue from social media and see where…

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P S, I Love You

There is a reason why people are swept away with Palm Springs; a desert oasis just a comfortable drive from Los Angeles, where palm trees and the rocky facade of Mt. San Jacinto greets you upon entry.  And then there are the alluring mid century homes adorning practically every street, homes I allowed myself to…

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San Diego, CA

L.A is suffocating.  I needed to get out, if only for a short minute because while I have gotten my groove in this city and I quite love it for all it’s worth, every once in a while, a break is needed!  I settled on San Diego, a city I had a very short term…

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Big Sur: A Scenic Melody

Big Sur, California October 1, 2016It’s something that your heartbeats for Take me to your love Quadron-Average Fruit Turn turn away From the sound of your own voice Calling no one, just a silence Beck-Turn Away I don’t wanna be a star But a stone on the shore Long door, frame the wall When everything’s…

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