Wolf Mountain Sanctuary in the Lucerne Valley

On our Canadian trip, Esteban and I were going to go to a wolf or wolf-dog sanctuary. I told my students about it, and they were unimpressed and preceded to tell me that wolf sanctuaries existed in Socal as well, … Continue reading

The Super Bloom at Walker Canyon, Lake Elsinore CA

It’s another El Nino year in California so I decided to take advantage of the rainy weather by taking a trip to the poppy fields in Walker Canyon. Fortunately, I corralled two of my besties and convinced them to come … Continue reading

Favorite First 7 SOCAL Hikes in Preparation for Machu Picchu

The idea for Machu Picchu started with Laura’s cousin’s wedding … in Columbia! She somehow convinced me to tag along and dangled hiking Machu Picchu in front of me to seal the deal. I agreed to go with her, under … Continue reading