It has been an interesting 13 hours. Last night, while watching Forrest Gump, our power cut out. This is not abnormal for SoCal, where we have had more power outages this summer than an entire year in Minnesota. After checking it out, we realized that it was just us. The park still had power but … More Some Days You Should Just Go Back To Bed…
We love having people from home visit our beautiful life in SoCal and we are lucky that our current visitor is my father-in-law, Mike. Though he is not staying in our little town, we are having a fun time exploring different areas with him. On Sunday, we tried to go to Julian Apple Days Festival … More Julian and the Coast
Another interesting weekend for residents of the Wandering Dolphin! On Saturday morning I participated in a harvest of Cabernet Franc grapes. We gathered over 1,200 pounds of grapes! I am researching the process of winemaking for an article and wanted to start from the ground up. Though it was hard work, it was interesting to … More Fire & Water
Living in a motorhome has its advantages and disadvantages. Advantage #1: You get to travel to some really cool places. Advantage #2: Life is a little bit less complicated. However, the lack of space in a motorhome can by trying for many people. During the process of selling our home and moving into our RV … More Small Space Entertainment
It was a cloudy day down at La Jolla Cove but that didn’t stop people from getting into the water – including us. Now that school is back in session, we were hoping fewer tourists would be down in the La Jolla area. Three or four times we have driven down there only to be … More La Jolla Cove
Well, I’ve gone and done it. I’ve immersed myself in Andy’s hobby and have started officially playing pool. A little over a week ago on Tuesday, I played my very first night of pool as a part APA pool league. I am part of a 9-ball team that includes some pretty cool people. I have … More Celebrate Good Times
I realized the other day that out of my seven tattoos, six of them are animal-related. It was a fairly random thought but I feel it is pretty telling about who I am. On Sunday, we took a trip up to Julian to visit the California Wolf Center. I volunteer there multiple times a month … More Lions and Tigers and Bears? No! Wolves, Coyotes, and Fish.