Travel

San Gregorio State Beach (near Half Moon Bay, CA)

San Gregorio State Beach happens to be the closest beach coming over the mountains on Highway 84. I am not-so-secretly planning to visit every beach from Santa Cruz to San Francisco, but this week I just wanted the closest bit of sand and ocean possible. Once we turned onto Highway 1 the turn into the San… Read More San Gregorio State Beach (near Half Moon Bay, CA)

California Missions

La Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

We visited La Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad “The Mission of Our Lady of Solitude” this weekend as part of our return from Santa Barbara. We are working on getting to all 21 California Missions and Soledad made #5. The location was selected primarily to shorten the distance between Missions, it lies between Mission Carmel and… Read More La Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

California Missions

California Missions: Mission San Miguel

We have been listening to a podcast about California history, and Mission San Miguel came highly recommended. So we were excited to make this our 4th Mission visit on our quest to see all 21 California Missions. K was sleeping when we arrived, so we made this a mother-daughter visit while Chris stayed in the car with him.… Read More California Missions: Mission San Miguel