Month: November 2015

  • Kitt’s Peak Observatory – bringing the sky to life!

    Kitt Peak National Observatory is the home of the largest array of optical and radio telescopes in the world, located at the south west of Tuscon, and sits just shy of 7,000 feet (2,133 meters). Needless to say, the views from the top are stunning and feel like they go forever! We arrived a few hours […]

  • Organ Pipe National Monument

    Organ Pipe National Monument was our first stop heading east from the California coast. It is a few hours south east of Yuma, Arizona and about 10 minutes drive from the Mexican border. We rolled in after dark and were thrilled to discover this great big Organ Pipe Cactus right at our campsite. It was also […]

  • San Diego Sheriff’s Museum – what a gem!

    Hunter and I had a “downtown day” and hit Old Town San Diego as well as caught a few cultural events. The best unexpected gem was the San Diego Sheriff’s Museum, which is just on the south eastern edge of Old Town. We started by wandering around the State Historic Park and saw the first […]

  • “Best Day Ever”…

    I didn’t think that we could top go-kart racing but…. I was so very very wrong. Hunter has been wanting to play airsoft for the last year, which is really just an extension of his desire to find a community that will have complex nerf wars and  paintball games. I would like to be optimistic […]

  • La Jolla Cove & Caves

    Our plan for the day was to take the Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) and paddle over the La Jolla Caves and La Jolla Cove to explore and do some snorkelling. We drove the 30 minutes south down the coast from Oceanside and managed to find the La Jolla shores beach that we were supposed to […]