Visiting the Warner-Carrillo Ranch House

On the way to Anza Borrego last month my family and I found ourselves traversing the back roads of North San Diego County for the first time. It’s really quite picturesque with rolling hills dotted with ranches and farms. We even came upon a pack of wild turkeys! When in the Warner Springs area we […]

Wonderful Wildflowers in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

As soon as it started raining like crazy this winter I began to get excited. Not only because it was much needed after years of drought but also because it meant a colorful spring. Southern California is known for its spring wildflowers and their abundance relies on the amount of rainfall in previous months. The […]

Taking the Train to San Diego

As much as I explore Southern California one area that remains somewhat of a mystery is San Diego. Of course, I’ve hit all the biggies – Old Town, the zoo, etc. – but I’ve never had a chance to really get to know the region. Luckily, this weekend I had a good reason to visit- […]

Lavender Fields Forever Revisited

Ok, today I’ve been super busy and just don’t have time for a new post. But since lavender season is upon us I thought I’d revisit a post I wrote almost a year ago (holy crap! has it been that long?)¬†about the lovely Keys Creek Lavender Farm in the San Diego area. Enjoy! Lavender Fields […]