Around the Dominguez Gap

Around the Dominguez Gap

This week’s excursion took us back to the Dominguez Gap Wetlands. Although we have been to this trail many times before, we never completed the entire loop. Normally, we would turn back at the railroad bridge or when Desmond became stubborn and refused to move any further. Today was a very special day, because we […]

Way Back When: Salton Sea

Way Back When: Salton Sea

Another day, another trip to the archives! These were shot during a birthday adventure to Palm Desert, CA in 2011.

Butterfly Conservatory

Butterfly Conservatory

Today’s excursion led us to the Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale, Arizona. For anyone who hasn’t been, I highly recommend it. (This was my second visit!) After a short 3D film, you get a chance to view the stages of metamorphosis of a variety of butterflies. Then onto the conservatory!

Princess Alessandra’s 3rd Birthday!

Princess Alessandra’s 3rd Birthday!

Look who has come to visit the little princess on her very special day! 

Blood Moon

Blood Moon

Images of the Blood Moon over Long Beach, CA.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific

My mom is in town for the weekend and we thought it would be the perfect time to take her to the Aquarium!

So Much for Camping…

So Much for Camping…

Nothing says TIME TO GO like a looming fire cloud. At least we got to have one nice day in the Angeles National Forest before the Cabin Fire put an end to our weekend outdoors.

Happy Birthday Silva!

Happy Birthday Silva!

For her birthday, Silva invited Paul and I along for a duffy boat cruise in Newport Harbor. This was my first time on a duffy boat and it was definitely a lot of fun!

Ojai!

Ojai!

A few weekends ago, we headed for a quick mini-vacation up to Ojai, California. (If you saw the fire along the I-15 that weekend, believe me we were glad we chose Ojai. Vegas was our second choice.) This was my first visit to the small town. I had only known of it from passing road […]

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