Exploring Slab City in California

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Slab City definitely lived up to its quirkiness. Many of you have probably never even heard of this city unless you’ve been to or have seen at one point the popular site called Salvation Mountain. The site is in Slab city and it basically brings in (if not) most of the visitors to the area. […]

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Orocopias Mountain Weekend Getaway.

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On Friday night after work hours, I was driving home when I received a call from my friend who invited me to this last minute weekend camping trip to Orocopias Mountain. Seeing that I had no definite plans for the weekend, I opted to go. 

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Passing Through L.A.

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Last weekend I joined my mom in L.A. for a day. She had reserved a hotel room at the Renaissance Hotel for 1 night as she had an early flight the next day to Maryland. Coincidentally, it was also the same trip that I was supposed to go on but, sadly I declined for work-related […]

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Lytle Creek Day Trip. (Video)

Another day, another adventure. My friend and I hit the road early in the morning driving east towards San Bernardino County. Without traffic, the drive was peaceful and completely magnetic with the mountains surrounding the road as we passed by them.

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Becky’s Retirement Party

Becky is a long time family friend. Her daughter and I grew up together. We attended the same elementary school, middle school, and high school. On top of that, we hung out in the same group of friends; needless to say, we were best friends. Our parents met and saw each other every weekend whenever my […]

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Palm Desert, California: A Weekend Getaway.

A few days after I returned to L.A. I was invited to go to Palm Desert by my friend. I promised myself that I would slow things down with traveling this year. Although, being unemployed provides a lot of time in my hands that it was hard not to jump at the chance for a good […]

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