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Notes from Home: Travel-Themed Holiday Gift Ideas

Notes from Home: Travel-Themed Holiday Gift Ideas

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Notes from Home | 2 Comments

“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put into the giving.” ~Mother Teresa It’s the holy grail of the holiday shopping scavenger hunt. Finding that special gift, that something we know our friends and loved ones will really enjoy. We tell ourselves that we’ll know it when we see it, but […]

Exploring Catalina Island: A Journey to Avalon

Exploring Catalina Island: A Journey to Avalon

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in California | No Comments

“I found my love in Avalon, beside the bay; I left my love in Avalon and sailed away. I dream of her and Avalon from dusk ’til dawn – and so I think I’ll travel on to Avalon.” ~Al Jolson, Avalon The early morning sun was already casting an apricot glow over the horizon as […]

San Diego’s Balboa Park: Soaking Up Spanish Architecture & Climbing California Tower

San Diego’s Balboa Park: Soaking Up Spanish Architecture & Climbing California Tower

Posted by on Oct 2, 2017 in California | No Comments

It was a tale of dueling expos: Two California cities – San Diego and San Francisco ­– vying to host a world’s fair, the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. San Francisco won the rights to host the event, but San Diego refused to give up the idea and created an exposition of its own called the […]