We’re MEXICANS! Well, for a while anyway…

We just officially secured 6 month visa cards for Mexico. I'm not sure we'll be there that long, but that will sure give us plenty of time to drink tequila and surf the waves of the Pacific coast … [Read more...]

Goodbyes

In the past I haven’t always been a fan of saying goodbye- a lot of drama and to what end? was my line of thinking. This time though, given the length of our trip, the distance we’re traveling, and … [Read more...]

Bachelor Days Are Over – Can’t Wait to See My Girls!

Today Stevie and Kiki will rejoin me in San Clemente! I can't wait to see them. It's been a lonely week without my girls. Day to day life just seems dull without them. These two beauties have taught … [Read more...]

My Heros – The World By Road

“Many of the travelers…are no more than runners, long distance runners who chase madly around the globe, running away from discipline…and the square world. But others… are running toward rather than … [Read more...]

Kiki is going global!

For the record, we never even considered doing the drive to the tip of South America without Kiki. We've been planning this trip for over TWO YEARS, and the sentiment all along was that this … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Sis!!!!

Yesterday was my big sister's birthday, and for the first time since we were teenagers I was able to spend it with her! My Dad and Diane set up a base-camp in Anaheim and we all had an amazing couple … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Sis!!!!

Yesterday was my big sister's birthday, and for the first time since we were teenagers I was able to spend it with her! My Dad and Diane set up a base-camp in Anaheim and we all had an amazing couple … [Read more...]

Stevie’s First Day On Xanadu

Today the swell was big, and Stevie was ready to test Xanadu! Witness the maiden voyage... … [Read more...]

Goodbye Baby Blue, Hello Xanadu!

After several sessions on the foam training board we know as "Baby Blue", Stevie started to paddle into waves all by herself, catch them, stand up, and surf!  I was SO STOKED for her! When Stevie … [Read more...]

Sunsets on the balcony

The roof rack sunset platform is one of the best home improvement projects we've done this summer. Every night we climb upstairs to enjoy the sunset with a bottle of wine and a plate of yummy … [Read more...]

International Driving Permit Secured

Preparations continue as our countdown for departure gets closer and closer. I've secured my International Drivers Permit. These are not required, but can make life easier in some countries, … [Read more...]

Engagement Party in LA

We just spent a wonderful weekend in LA hanging out with Stevie's Family. Her parents threw us an engagement party on Saturday and we all enjoyed a vintage 2000 bottle of Dom Perignon, complements of … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Alexis!!!

When I was little, what I wanted most, more than anything, was a baby sister.  Finally, 28 years ago today, I got one!!!! My mom, dad, and I love celebrating my sister's birthday more than … [Read more...]

Everyone keeps complaining about how cold it is: Where's summer? It never came. Someone give the sun back. Well, waahh-waahh! Haven't you people ever heard of layering? Ruff Ruff -KikiI … [Read more...]

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No Swell. No Waves.

The ocean has gone flat and the surf forecast shows no sign of life for days to come. We've migrated south to Carlsbad where we set up camp behind the best 24 hour fitness in San Diego County. They … [Read more...]