The Fires, or the worst day of my life

     The day I was evacuated from my home I drove down highway 18 with my radio off. I never drove without Shakira, Gretchen Wilson or the Cure blaring from my speakers. I had just packed up my two long haired cats, 15 scrapbooks of pictures and my oh-so-so-cal True Religion jeans, piled it all …

Hike of death and some BBQ Turkey taco reward

Deep Creek in winter  Ugh. I think tomorrow my whole body will be sore. I’m already sore from kick boxing yesterday so what do I do today?  Get up at dawn for a challenging hike to the creek. Okay well actually I got up at 6a.m. But I didn’t get home from work until …

Eating, fishing, sweating; A day in the the mountains

This is a story about a girl, not your average girl. I was born and raised in Southern California. No I don’t surf. Honestly I can’t even swim. I live in the San Bernardino Mountains, and no I don’t Ski either.  And I definitely don’t snowboard. I don’t have blond hair, I’m a horrible dancer (but I love …