cub scout campout

Over the weekend we had a fantastic time camping at Palomar Mountain State Park with Merrik’s Cub Scout Pack 705. The location was amazing. It only took us a couple of hours to get to the site and we were completely immersed in the mountain ecosystem at 5500′ elevation. Our …

photography is [a primo spot]

Our campsite (surfboards standing against fence) Daddy’s Girl Last weekend, instead of hanging out inside out of the wind, cold, fog and wet we were basking in the warmth of a tropical day and balmy night at San Clemente State Beach. We packed up the car with more stuff than …

[life] is camping out

We set out on a somewhat spontaneous camping trip this weekend. I found a site available to book online at the San Clemente State Beach instead of having to go down to the park and put our name in a lottery. We loaded up the car on Saturday with so much stuff I thought we were going away for a week. In fact, we were going 5 minutes away for 1 night. A bit different packing than my mountaineering days. We arrived at noon and immediately Merrik wanted to go surfing so he and Jim headed down to the beach …