Bay Area Spring Break Itinerary – April 18, 2019 to April 24, 2019

This was a quick weekend getaway trip to celebrate Valentine’s Day a week early. The timing was about right because we managed to avoid pretty heavy Winter storms in the Anza Borrego desert while also leaving Julian right before the next round of oncoming Winter snows…

“Spring Breaking By The Bay” (The San Francisco Bay Area – April 18, 2019 to April 24, 2019)

…Julie and Tahia made it back to the room as they were returning from their day out. Julie told me about a scary moment when an Uber driver ran the red light and they almost got broadsided…

Long Weekend Northern California Waterfall Introduction with Mom Itinerary – May 19, 2016 to May 22, 2016

This was a long weekend trip where I spontaneously decided to do a trip to visit waterfalls in the far north of California for the first time. Given the driving distances, neither Julie nor I went waterfalling north of Sacramento….

“R Dub Nation” (Santa Cruz Mountains, Foresthill, Grass Valley, Oroville, and Sonoma – May 19, 2016 to May 22, 2016)

According to our GPS, we only had around 5-6 miles to go, but soon the weather continued to deteriorate from hail to heavy snow flurries. Now, things were getting serious, and it eventually got…