Visiting Crescent City California: Seals, Sea Lions and a Lighthouse… oh my!

Visiting Crescent City California: Seals, Sea Lions and a Lighthouse… oh my!

After we had finished up at the beach we decided to take an early dinner at the Chart Room Restaurant down the road. As we pulled into the parking lot I saw sea lions and seals lounging on a peer soaking up the sun. We got out of the car … Continue reading

Visiting Crescent City, California: Boomer’s first time to the ocean

Visiting Crescent City, California: Boomer’s first time to the ocean

The next morning I was awoken by the slight nuzzling of a wet nose. Boomer (in his mind) was politely asking for his morning walk. During our drive to Southern Oregon I had noticed Oregon was much different from Idaho. There were many trail heads marked along the roads in … Continue reading

California Trip 2013: Day 4 Burbank: Warner Brothers Studio Tour and Conan O’Brien show taping

California Trip 2013: Day 4 Burbank: Warner Brothers Studio Tour and Conan O’Brien show taping

The next morning Meg and I headed to Burbank to take a tour of the Warner Brothers Studios. This was my first studio tour and I guess I had expected big things… like maybe we would be graced with Ellen riding by on her bike (because apparently she does that).

California Trip 2013: Day 3 Los Angeles: California Science Center – Space Shuttle Endeavor and a Lady Gaga Concert

California Trip 2013: Day 3 Los Angeles: California Science Center – Space Shuttle Endeavor and a Lady Gaga Concert

In the morning Meg and I drove up to Los Angeles to the California Science Center. As a fan of the Olympics and NASA I could take care of two of these loves at once. The memorial coliseum nearby the science center housed the 1932 Olympics.

California Trip 2013: Day 2 Disneyland, Anaheim California

California Trip 2013: Day 2 Disneyland, Anaheim California

I thought Disneyland would be an easy task as it was January, although a weekend, I felt that there would not be a lot of people – it is after all the middle of winter. Turns out I was wrong, it was Martin Luther King Jr weekend and it was … Continue reading

California Trip 2013: Day 1 The Queen Mary, Long Beach California

California Trip 2013: Day 1 The Queen Mary, Long Beach California

I still remember vividly the day my friend, Meg, told me she was quitting her job at the company we both worked for and she was moving to “California”. My response “Northern?”. She said no and my excitement dwindled. None the less I still promised I would visit her and … Continue reading