Tag Archives: Family

Visiting Austin During A Pandemic

Never in my wildest dreams where I had to choose between regular mask or the airtight N95 mask when riding a plane. It’s our first out of State travel during a pandemic. Anxious? Yes. Excited? Yes. In disbelief? Kinda and … Continue reading

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Last Disney Halloween Magic

It was our last Family Halloween Disney Magic before our World got locked and turned up side down. It was our last Holiday Celebration where we were freest to bring to life our wildest imagination. No worries of infection, people … Continue reading

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Goodwill Scavenger Hunt

End of Summer 2021, the 3 Amigos were trying to figure out one collective activity where everyone will enjoy and remember. I quickly suggested, “Roadtrip to the Beach? Wifey replied with a question, “Again?” My second suggestion, “Hiking on rugged … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz, The Lost Boys and Us

Surfers Turf, Santa Cruz is not only known for its awesome Surf Breaks but also for its beautiful haunting Sun-kissed Beaches. Winter, Monarch Cove at Natural Bridges State Beach provides Haven and Sanctuary to migratory Monarch Butterflies. Thousands of flickering … Continue reading

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Birds Beach, Seals Beach, Human Beach, Any Difference?

Is there any difference between Birds Beach, Seals Beach and Human Beach? Yes, there are contrast and differences with some commonalities. Birds Beach has lots of flying, diving, tweeting, singing, pooping. Life is communal, crowded, but everyone gets along. Sharing … Continue reading

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Pismo Beach, Not Another Beach

Son making his point, “Dad, 3 hours drive just to go to a beach? A beach is a beach. We can go closer.” Hmm, what to say to convince him? True, a beach is a beach. What makes Pismo Beach … Continue reading

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Private Beach on our last day of Summer

“I don’t have to be rich to have a private beach. I just need gas money and a long day off.” People wonder what it is to travel at a whim to the most expensive, beautiful destinations from around the … Continue reading

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What’s It Like At The Top?

I get envious when I see someone on top of this hill by Carmel along HWY 1. The view from its highest point must be magnificent. And the feeling, must be incredible. So I tried a few times, but keep … Continue reading

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River Inn Big Sur

Old town charm, new exciting Nature adventure discovery. This is what to me describes River Inn Big Sur. Few images pop up in our Google search every time we search for places to stay in Big Sur but it never … Continue reading

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Fatal and Tragedy, We’ll Never Know When

Wild Superblooms waving and smiling to drivers to stop on the roadside to celebrate Spring. So we did. Acrobatic Kite Surfers dancing and flying in hypnotizing synchrony with the tumbling Ocean waves, inviting people to stop and watch a spectacular … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms San Francisco Japan Town

We went for our son’s Pokemon cards but San Francisco’s Japan Town gave us more and a lot of first. First time to see it’s beautiful Cherry Blossoms in full bloom. First time to see the Japan Town square turn … Continue reading

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Where Was I At This Time

Can’t really go anywhere. Traveling is but a past teasing the heart to dream, crave, wish. Sanity and joy elusive yet no matter, an exhilarating thrill to constantly chase. Stories interconnect. Stories relived to make sense of today and bring … Continue reading

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