CSA Happy Hour: The Blinker

The CSA box this week was chock full of citrus – tangerines, oranges and a couple of big grapefruits. Now, converting oranges and tangerines into cocktails is pretty easy, but grapefruits?  They can be a bit overpowering, can’t they?  But their appearance reminded us of a great getaway that the Beloved and I had out…

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Saturday at the Oasis

At 600,000 acres, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the 2nd largest state park in the nation and takes up a significant chunk of San Diego County – and the little town of Borrego Springs was our destination for a Valentine’s Weekend Getaway.  We left after work on Friday and made the 2+ hour drive…

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Deserted

This weekend The Beloved and I are going to be off-the-grid for a little Valentine's Weekend get away from the surf and sun of San Diego (1) to the warm, dry desert (2).  We hope to get in a some relaxing and some hiking (it’s a bit early for desert blooms but we think there…

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The Other San Diego

I think its pretty common that when people think of San Diego, they think of the pleasant coastal weather and “big” attractions – SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo.  And while those things are certainly a part of the area’s identity, San Diego County is actually quite large and incredibly diverse. As large as the…

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