All posts by Erica Lee Lenore Ogdon

A Day At Torrey Pines State Reserve

Cold drizzle gave way to sun and a spectacular sky. An occasional cool breeze made it a perfect day for hiking the trails at Torrey Pines State Reserve. Torrey Pines State Reserve has 1,500 acres […]

Del Dios Trails

On March 19 California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a stay at home order due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since that time, beaches and parks have closed limiting available outdoor activities though there continues to be […]

Trails at Torrey Pines

Enjoying a leisurely morning over breakfast and coffee, I made a spontaneous decision to quickly dress and drive to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. The early March day was crisp and clear promising beautiful coastline […]

Remembering Firenze

It was a bright, sunny winter’s afternoon in Savannah, Georgia when my family and I boarded a Yugoslavian freighter bound for Savona, Italy.


California’s appeal can be attributed, in part, to it’s spectacular and varied terrain. Ocean, mountains, and desert are all easily accessible with a car. One of my favorite road trips is the drive to Anza-Borrego […]