100 Peaks
One last time. Thanks for the inspiration. (at The Spot)

One last time. Thanks for the inspiration. (at The Spot)

Goodbye, Santa Barbara and Los Padres National Forest

Goodbye, Santa Barbara and Los Padres National Forest

Santa Barbara

Goodbye Santa Barbara

Saying goodbye is always hard. Especially for me. Especially when saying goodbye through the eyes of my daughter. She is the sweetest and most imaginative person you could ever meet. Trust me, I am her father. She made good friends at her school and dojo while she was here.

To see the choices I make in my life (some of these choices were made for me) cause her anxiety and…

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Me, age 12, exhausted on Mt. Whitney. Day 8 of a 9-day trip, which started on the West side of the Sierra. It would hail for the next few hours. #tbt #handmedowns

Me, age 12, exhausted on Mt. Whitney. Day 8 of a 9-day trip, which started on the West side of the Sierra. It would hail for the next few hours. #tbt #handmedowns

Decided not to share this spider just before bed. You’re welcome.

Decided not to share this spider just before bed. You’re welcome.

Succulent bloom

Succulent bloom

Yes, another sunset. (at Carpinteria Beach)

Yes, another sunset. (at Carpinteria Beach)

Another find while moving. Early days.

Another find while moving. Early days.

Interesting things are found while moving. Me rocking in the early 90’s.

Interesting things are found while moving. Me rocking in the early 90’s.

My MacBook decal, finally found it while moving. #thanksal

My MacBook decal, finally found it while moving. #thanksal

From our hike on Santa Cruz Island today.

From our hike on Santa Cruz Island today.

I could get used to this. (at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club)

I could get used to this. (at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club)

Another kind of waterfall (at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts - San Diego, CA)

Another kind of waterfall (at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts - San Diego, CA)

The one where I leave the tech industry for good and buy an adult book store
The address number

The address number

It’s not what it seems, but it’s also literally what it seems. As I mentioned in my blog post from May, there are some changes coming ahead. We will make it back to San Diego at the end of this month, easing back into our old home there.

Today, we purchased a commercial property in Historic Downtown Escondido. It used to be an adult book store and we will be turning it into a…

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Morning stroll

Morning stroll

Came back home to Syrah grapes in my tree.

Came back home to Syrah grapes in my tree.