Swimming pools, movie stars!  Wait, I think that is part of a theme song.  Anyway, how fun to go to Hollywood!  My cousin said that it was worth going just to see the “interesting” people down there.  If we would have had more time, I totally would have wanted to take one of the tours.  There were lots of … Continue reading

Balboa Park

Balboa Park is right next to the San Diego Zoo.  We had no expectations about what to expect, but a friend recommended it.  And we are always up for another adventure. The first place we found was the Spanish Village Art Center.  We loved it immediately.  Surrounded on either side by little art shops full of paintings, glass work, jewelry, … Continue reading

San Diego Zoo SAFARI Park

The Safari Park is affiliated with the zoo.  It is essentially a zoo onto itself.  But they do offer different adventures that you can take also.  They also have shows and animal demonstrations.  Entrance to the Safari park was included in the tickets Dave bought, so we decided to check it out.  We were surprised with how big it was … Continue reading

Sea World San Diego

Three action filled days at Sea World!  Shows, rides, exhibits, and animal interactions.  Boy are we tired!  But it was totally worth it!  We had a feeling that this would be a favorite stop for Summer and we were right.  She loved everything.  Her favorite ride was the new Manta roller coaster.  Her favorite show was Blue Horizons, the dolphin … Continue reading

San Diego Zoo

  The San Diego Zoo is world famous.  We were fortunate enough to spend several days exploring the lush tropical forests, see amazing animals, take trails that included escalator like people movers, and watch several shows.  If you are in the San Diego area, I highly recommend at least one day.  The zoo is quite big and it would be … Continue reading

Loaded Protein shake

Eating protein after exercise will help muscle recovery. Here is a recipe for a loaded protein shake.  It has evolved over the last 6 months from just simple protein powder and water to what it is now.  And being who I am, it will probably continue to evolve.  But I have been pretty happy with this for at least 3 … Continue reading