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The Road to 65, Mile 236: Back to California, Day 6- Part 1,The South-facing Coast

July 22, 2015, Santa Barbara- The south-facing coast of California has fascinated me since I first came upon Santa Barbara, in 1980. My family only caught fleeting glimpses of the area in 1992, during a business trip to Santa Monica, and again in 1997, on our return from a visit to Santa Cruz.   501 more words



I have a list a mile long of things I want to write about. Some of them seem weighty and important, some of them are mostly written, but still sound bad, and a lot of them are about things that happened so long ago in the summer that I no longer remember the poignancy of the moment that I tried to capture when I jotted it down in the note of my phone. 956 more words

How 'travel' and 'vacation' are different

My daughter Luci went to New York City last week to celebrate her 12th birthday. I was surprised by how happy this made me. And wondered why. 437 more words


Jessie & Jason's Carpinteria Bluffs Preserve Engagement

Jessie & Jason have always been charmed by the ocean and Southern California’s coastal landscapes, so much so that they’re planning their wedding ceremony to take place on East Beach in Santa Barbara this October. 240 more words

Gina Clyne Photography

California Style Magazines That Make Me So Happy

If you’ve read my About  section, you already know that I love getting magazines and reading them cover to cover, you also know that I’m a Cali girl who loves the California lifestyle and all that goes with it, and lastly that I am a interior design lover. 891 more words