Tiki Caliente is an annual Tiki event that takes place at the Caliente Tropics Hotel. This year it's taking place the dates of May 17-20. Tiki is based on an American 1950's - 1960's pop culture theme of mid-century modern influenced by Polynesian culture. It includes Tiki statues and carvings of deified ancestors of Polynesian … Continue reading Photo Diary: Tiki Caliente in Palm Springs, CA
I thought I would share with my readers the stories behind our beloved Golden Retriever rescues. We have opened our homes and shared our lives with four incredible Golden Retriever rescues, through Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue. My husband adopted two Golden's from the same litter, from a breeder back in 1999, before we knew … Continue reading Meet our lovable Golden Retriever Elvis and learn more about our rescue story.
We were young, wild, naive, adventure seekers. To this day I love hiking and camping. But then there is backpacking... where the two activities are combined, this I loved much less. Below are the pictures of our first and only back packing trip, which was through Desolation Wilderness, federal protected lands located in the El … Continue reading Photo Diary: Backpacking through the back country of Desolation Wilderness
Do you find yourself unsure of where to go or what to do when you travel? Do you admire other peoples adventures, holidays and vacations but the thought of traveling seems too difficult or like too much trouble to you. Here are some tips for having fun exploring a new city, or your own city. … Continue reading Have you ever explored a new city and had this happen to you…
Listing 18 places to visit and explore in 2018 is harder than it looks. The good news is that I have already decided to visit Canada, now its time to plan the route. Since I have started blogging, I have learned so much about travel and specifically RV travel from the various Facebook groups like … Continue reading 18 AMAZING places to explore in 2018!
I am always looking forward, and while I thoroughly enjoyed each one of these destinations but I must Confess I am ready to put them to rest for a while. Here is one LAST shout out to 2017 and all of the fascinating places visited. For the photo challenge, these are among my 2017 Favorites. … Continue reading Photo Diary: 17 places visited in 2017 to FREAK OUT about !
I wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for being a part of my life. Thank you for following me and sharing my adventures of 2017. I really appreciate all of your friendship, comments, and well wishes on my journey of life. Everyone has a journey, I hope that you are … Continue reading Merry Christmas! From my family to yours!
Only two more days until Christmas! Elvis and Fonzie excited to start exploring our destination... These sea lions can be found on the coast guard jetty near San Carlos Beach. These sea lions are among my 2017 Favorites. Beautiful San Carlos Beach... perfect for putting your feet in the sand. Just above San Carlos beach … Continue reading Photo Diary: Mesmerizing Monterey, CA
Au Revoir 2017! Goodbye... 2017 was a year of change, adventure and fun. It was a year of personal rediscovery and growth. Here is a list of 17 accomplishments of 2017. We adopted our beloved giant English Cream golden retriever puppy Elvis. I said "Goodbye!" to my 22 year career in the newspaper industry. My … Continue reading Hello 2018, Goodbye 2017!
I told myself I was not going to do a post related to Disneyland. Don't get me wrong, I am a BIG fan of all things Disney, but they have a whole marketing team devoted to Disney, they don't need any help in this department. Not to mention, there are hundreds of bloggers that do … Continue reading Photo Diary: Disneyland, California