San Diego Meet Up Celeste of Seldomly Still put together a meet-up at Nolita Hall in Little Italy. First off, I loved the decor and always wanted to pop in so this was the perfect opportunity. Second, I absolutely loved everyone! I saw Jo and Christina, met a handful of amazing women, and I felt connected! Eagle Rock hike Salvation Mountain We drove to Salvation … Continue reading California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)
This year, Jordan and I decided to head to Las Vegas to go clubbing, eat at a buffet, and see a show. We did 2 of the 3 things – we didn’t eat at a buffet but I’d love to try the Bacchanal Buffet next year. I vowed to make this short vacation good. I strangely have a hard time being on trips and having … Continue reading 2nd Annual Las Vegas Christmas Trip
Can we do this trip over again? Let’s bike to hotel hot tubs and drink with strangers from Pittsburgh for 4 hours again. Let’s play pool until 3am with lost souls again. Let’s go to another tiki bar together. Let’s eat Nashville hot chicken at a gay bar again. Let’s lay on a blanket in the park again. Let’s drive through Joshua Tree then make … Continue reading Palm Springs: Let’s Do It Again!
I spied Noon Lodge on the Instagram of California Through My Lens awhile ago and was stuck on the idea. A couple weeks later I booked it and was set for a trip to Big Bear. I’ve only been once a few years ago. Sadly, the pool was closed for the season but they had some lawn games, BBQs, Adirondack chairs spread about, a fireplace, … Continue reading 24 Hours in Big Bear
Meetings, paperwork, meetings, and… teaching. At the beginning of the week, especially Wednesday, I’m a mess. So on Wednesday, I put in a sub request and booked an AirBnb in Lake Arrowhead. …and immediately, I felt free. My mind felt free from my daily “teacher” brain and I dove into my library to find a book (The Secret Life of Bees) and started watching “The Haunting … Continue reading Solo 24 Hours in Lake Arrowhead
The Big Sur road trip is a bucket list trip for most people and I finally did it… in 3 days, so it was a lot to fit in. We started in Orange County at 5:45am on Friday and it took us 2.5 hours to reach Ventura to pick up our third. From there we stopped in San Luis Obispo’s Madonna Inn. It’s right off … Continue reading Big Sur Camping Trip
The last leg of my Northeast road trip was in picturesque Maine. Portland gave me the best photos from the whole trip. It’s a small city with a famous and delicious food scene and safe to say, my FAVORITE city on the road trip. Where I Stayed I stayed in South Portland in a cute home of creatives. It was almost a Cape Cod-styled home with … Continue reading Portland, Maine City Guide