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La Jolla San Diego

What is La Jolla?

View Larger Map “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” – Dr. Seuss It’s taken me quite a while, but I think I have truly discovered La Jolla.  When I moved to California in 1987, I lived in Orange County for the first two years. San Diego was part of my sales territory, …

Patrick Henry Entropic

USC Football Games are Amazingly Fun Events

Tailgating at USC Football Games is Almost as Much Fun as the Game Itself “Fight On and win for ol’ SC, Fight On to victory. Fight On!” – USC Official Fight Song I recently took my two teenage kids and my fiancée, Amanda to a USC football game versus the University of Arizona. My eldest daughter, Ella, who is now 16 and driving, is a …

La Jolla San Diego Sea World San Diego

4 Reasons Why SeaWorld San Diego is an Amazing Place

View Larger Map Rides, Shows, Great Food, and Incredible Animals at Seaworld San Diego “With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea.”  -Sylvia Earle I have just rounded off my 10th month living in San Diego and all the while only a 12 minute drive from my place to SeaWorld. I have passed SeaWorld many times heading to …

Manhattan Beach California

7 Reasons to Visit and Live in Manhattan Beach

“I love Los Angeles, and I love Hollywood. They’re beautiful. Everybody’s plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.” – Andy Warhol When I meet people for the first time, they always ask me how I like San Diego. I tell them, I think it’s awesome. The weather is great. The people are very down-to-earth. It is a collaborative business community. There are …

Kayaking in La Jolla

Kayaking in La Jolla : Four Reasons You Will LOVE It

View Larger Map “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” -John Muir If you ask anyone who has ever visited or lived in San Diego, they would probably include kayaking at the very top of their list of fun things to do here. I’ve heard about it on almost every website and from every local person around:  “If you’re in …

Cardiff by the Sea San Diego

7 Things You Need to Know about Cardiff by the Sea

View Larger Map “It’s all about where your mind’s at.” – Kelly Slater There is a sleepy little beach town in North County San Diego, just north of Solana Beach and just south of Encinitas: Cardiff by the Sea. You can miss it if you blink, but it is a really cool place with lots to offer its residents and visitors. We go to Cardiff …

Pumpkin Carving San Diego

Halloween Pumpkin Carving at The Bridges

View Larger Map Pumpkin Carving in San Diego at The Bridges “Only the knife knows what goes on in the heart of a pumpkin.” – Simone Schwarz-Bart    Getting the Pumpkins There are a number of really great pumpkin patches all over San Diego County that are like mini-carnivals with rides and games for the kids. I took my daughter and son and they totally enjoyed …

Play for Pink San Diego

Charity Golf Event: Play for Pink

Event Raises $88,000 for Breast Cancer Research “Since 1996, we have raised $38.5 million for breast cancer research together – one creative event at a time.” -Play for Pink The Play for Pink golf tournament yesterday was a really exciting event with over one hundred players in attendance here in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe! It included nine holes of golf in a scramble …

Solana Beach San Diego

Great Places to Eat and Other Things to Love about Solana Beach

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” -J. K. Rowling Solana Beach is by far one of my favorite places in San Diego. The beach itself is sandy and friendly and there are so many restaurants, shops and fun places to go nearby; the fun times …