Tourism Adventures

Wildflowers of Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming Trail

Super Bloom, Spring 2017 The drought that has plagued the Southwest United States, Southern California included, has been declared over... for the most part. We saw hardly any rain over the last five years and this winter we made up for the deficit. Finally! And when the rains come, so do the wildflowers. The Torrey… Continue reading Wildflowers of Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming Trail

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Anza Borrego Desert State Park- Wildflower “Super Bloom” March 2017

California's above average, drought-busting winter rains are the proverbial blessing and a curse- floods, rock falls and mudslides that probably won't be seen for another ten to twenty years, but the reservoirs are near to full, the snowpack in the Sierras is reassuringly deep and... oh, the WILDFLOWERS!     If you have considered driving out to… Continue reading Anza Borrego Desert State Park- Wildflower “Super Bloom” March 2017

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Wednesday’s Wildflowers- Torrey Pines State Reserve

Along the coastal chaparral of the Guy Fleming Trail wildflowers are bursting forth thanks to the downpours we've seen this rainy season. If you can't drive out to the desert region this spring, get over to Torrey Pines State Reserve and enjoy the beauty before the heat returns and withers away these blooms. Thanks to my… Continue reading Wednesday’s Wildflowers- Torrey Pines State Reserve

Random Goofiness · Tourism Adventures

Good Old Friends and Complete Silliness

What happens when you put a family of five into an SUV for thirty hours of nearly straight-through driving to visit their old friends and attend the Rose Bowl? They have fun. We helped our old friends get their wiggles out by putting them through our Tourist Treatment, specially constructed for Hoosiers. You get some… Continue reading Good Old Friends and Complete Silliness

Food and Drink · Tourism Adventures

SoNo Fest- Chili Tasting Meets School Fundraiser

And the Genius Award in the category of Fundraising goes to (drumroll)... The Originators of The SoNo Fest and Chili Cook Off Fundraiser for McKinley Elementary School in San Diego. The South Park/North Park community has a gold mine here. You buy your little sampler pottery bowl for $20 and get to taste five chilis. Want more?… Continue reading SoNo Fest- Chili Tasting Meets School Fundraiser