Author Archives: Island Traveler

About Island Traveler

Just A Dad With A Dream.

San Francisco, Is It Still America’s Greatest City By The Bay?

We haven’t seen Downtown San Francisco since the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown in March 2020. So it was a shocker to see it as it is now. On a Saturday, it looks almost like a ghost town. The city is a … Continue reading

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FALL in LOVE with your LIFE

It took pain, anxiety and sadness for me to realize I needed to be kind to myself. In this world, our happiness will not be given easily. In fact, people will find a way to take it. So, today care … Continue reading

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What’s Next For California?

For the past 5 days, Californians are seeing a unnatural phenomenon like they are in planet Mars. Eerie, creepy, apocalyptic are just some of the words that best describes it. In places where the wildfires are actually burning homes and … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time In San Francisco

There was a time San Francisco is a city of welcoming smiles, positivity and endless fun. It was the perfect weekend escape and getaway. It was home away from home. So, today, there will be no COVID-19 nor hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Sky Can Turn Blue After The Firestorms

Our extraordinary new normal just keep getting weirder, scarier just when we’re getting used to it. The sky is blue this morning. It’s no big deal for some because it is suppose to be blue but when the Sun is … Continue reading

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What does the frustrating COVID-19 numbers means for California and the U.S.

Hottest week of Summer. Walking towards the car feels like opening a pre-heated oven. So glad, I’m actually at work enjoying a free all day Air Conditioning. Not everyone is lucky though, a co-worker has no electricity for 16 hours. … Continue reading

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With Kamala Harris, I See Hope

The announcement of Democrat’s Presidential hopeful Joe Biden of his running mate made so many smile with excitement Tuesday. Kamala Harris, the first Woman of Color for Vice President brought joy to many, something America has been missing since COVID-19 … Continue reading

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First Day Online Schooling Goes Live in California

We all woke up early to make sure everything is set up and ready for our son’s first day of on-line schooling. Our first year high schooler woke up at 6:00 AM, way ahead of mom and dad. He had … Continue reading

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How Much Is Too Much? U.S. Surpass 5.1 Million New Coronavirus Cases

When numbers no longer scare people, we just pray for a miracle and hope everything we do is enough to protect ourselves and our family. How much is too much? Surpassing 5.1 million New Coronavirus confirmed cases in the U.S. … Continue reading

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If We Could Fly, Cliff House, Lands End San Francisco

It was the year of Superblooms. I haven’t seen this part of San Francisco this magical. We walked along patches and patches of wildflowers. The cliffs were carpeted pink. It was a wonderland. Nature gave us a rare glimpse of … Continue reading

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If We Get To Save 70,000 Lives From Coronavirus Including Our Own, Will We Wear A Mask?

Latest IHME Model projects nearly 300,000 people could die of coronavirus in the U.S. by December. Dr. Christopher Murray, Director of Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shared the results of the cumulative studies to CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and … Continue reading

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Between Fun and Serenity

Escape or Discover? Traveling the world, going to the beach, taking road trips, hiking nature outdoors, we all have our reasons for doing them but if narrowed down between fun and serenity, I choose serenity. I wake up sometimes overwhelmed … Continue reading

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