IMG_2711 Stripped of the distraction of routine, blissfully ignorant of the people, politics and pace, three hours behind home we can live in the past and in the moment all at once.

The Pelican Hill Resort, Newport BeachIMG_2719

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Cruising Newport Bay in our private electric boat.

Crystal Cove, Newport Beach

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Hotel del Coronado on Coronado Island
Coronado Ferry Landing
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Ferry ride to San Diego

Craft beers and board games at Stone Brewing Tap Room


Celebrating Luke’s 8th birthday
The San Diego Zoo in Balboa Park

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Craft beers and sushi at Iron Fist Brewing CompanyIMG_2872

Legoland California

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Our constant for seven days


“Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.”
– Langston Hughes