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December 2009

The Hollywood Story

Hollywood is a place of show. Everyone is trying hard to be who they think others want them to be. Walking down the streets lined with celebrity look-alikes and rising artists “giving away” sample cds for a small donation it’s easy to get swept up in the ...more
December 31st, 2009 | 2 Comments

The La Brea “Tar Pits”-Where History and Modern Science Meet

The La Brea “Tar Pits”-Where History and Modern Science Meet

A person can put themselves back in the same place, with the same people and even the same time of year but you can not recreate a memory. You can find small things that bring back those memories but the world is an ever-changing place,...more

December 30th, 2009 | 5 Comments

SoCal: Back to the Pacific Coast

Deep down everyone has a special connection with a place. It may not be a specific place, but rather a certain environment, that makes a person feel completely at home. Relaxed, rejuvenated and in complete serenity.

For many this place is their home. Home...more
December 29th, 2009 | No Comments

The “Treacherous” Drive Along the Border- Carlsbad, NM to San Diego, CA

The adventurous spirit in all of us lives. We can try to plan adventures, to organize a series of events that will complete your experience, but the truth is you can’t plan a true experience. Oh, you can make plans that allow you to be in a place...more

December 28th, 2009 | No Comments

Carlsbad Caverns

I’m in love. Have I told you that? I could live there and still not be satisfied with my time spent. That’s right, I’m in love with Carlsbad Caverns.

After my last entry I went to eat breakfast at Denny’s since I had waken up too late for the...more
December 27th, 2009 | 1 Comment

The Wintry Trek from Central Missouri to Carlsbad, NM

Wow, what a day!!! A drive that should have taken 15 hours took 20 hours due to snow and ice throughout much of the Midwest. The drive was certainly an adrenaline inducing affair, with a couple of mishaps that were almost of a vacation-canceling quality. I left Missouri after 5am and the roads...more
December 26th, 2009 | No Comments