Christmas Lights in Ohio

When Mike and I went home for Christmas, my parents made plans to take us to Clifton Mill to see the Christmas lights. The Clifton Mill Christmas lights were actually featured on ABC’s The Great Christmas Light Fight and they WON! They won $50,000 and after seeing the lights in person, that award was well […]

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San Simeon Elephant Seals

When Mike and I heard that only FIVE miles from Hearst Castle there was an elephant seal viewing area, we knew we had to go.  Even after living in California for four (!!!!) years, we still get giddy when we see seals and/or sea lions.  It’s so neat to see them in their natural environment […]

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Night Hawks – Redondo Beach

This month’s Night Hawks outing also fell on one of the weirdest weather days of the year!  Living in Southern California, we are SUPER lucky that 98% of the days are sunny and breezy.  We get like 10 days of rain a year.  This year’s El Nino has been interesting.  We’ve had more humidity, which […]

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Whale of a Good Time

Mike and I went whale watching last weekend, and we had an absolute blast!  We saw two whales early on in our trip and were able to stay with them for almost an hour.  We ended up seeing them surface five or six times.  We saw a couple of dolphins and a couple of seals […]

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