6/26-28/2012 – Mountain Veiw

I stayed with Ohm and Jessica in Mountain View, California.  They have a lemon tree! We all went and ate brats and drank enormous Rogue beers at a nice little german place.   We went bowling, and since we all suck, we decided to turn round 2 into Crazy-Bowling. Ohm and I demonstrate crazy-bowl rule: … Continue reading

6/25/2012 – Elephant Seals (Highway 1)

Elephant Seals!  Just sitting on the side of the road on Highway 1, amazing! They look dead. But, they occasionally got up to fight.

6/23/2012 – Torrey Pines State Reserve hiking (San Diego)

Joey, Crystal and I, grabbed sandwiches at Mona Lisa, and headed to Torrey Pines. We began the breezy sunny hike looking for the best of the trails.  Our aim was toward the beach.   I on rattlesnake watch, I really want to see one!  But all we got was this courageous squirrel that didn’t care whatsoever about humans. … Continue reading

6/22/2012 – Balboa Park (San Diego)

While my friends were busy working, I struck out into San Diego a bit.  Top of the list of things to do was Balboa Park, and it didn’t disappoint. Before I crossed the long bridge over the highway, there are massive grassy areas shaded by many different kinds of trees.  My favorite were the ones … Continue reading

6/21/2012 – Runyon Canyon (Los Angeles)

I was terribly excited to sit in the famed LA traffic!  “It is real!” I thought at 1 in the afternoon on a Thursday. While in LA I was going to visit a beer garden or two, then scram.  But, under the recommendation of a friend, I was convinced to do at least one thing … Continue reading