Farmington River Tubing

If you told me a year ago that I would be tubing down a rocky river in Central Connecticut, I would have politely replied something along the lines of “… I think you mean laying out in Laguna ...

Skywalk Observatory

Being 2,700 miles away from home occasionally leaves me with emotional voids that can only be filled with the Los Angeles skyline, west coast sunsets, and smog-filled air… At least that’s what I t...

Castle Hill Light

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Castle Hill Light. Located on Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island, Castle Hill Light is an active navigation vessel that was built in 1890. The white and black l...

Cool Globe Art Exhibit

In 2015, the state of New York had an estimated 19,795,791 residents, and still continues to grow! While discussing these astounding numbers with a coworker at lunch yesterday, he mentioned that altho...

Magnolia Bakery

There is no better way to celebrate the end of a work week than with a cupcake or some banana pudding! As I walked along 49th street on this muggy afternoon, I eagerly approached my destination and th...

We Aren’t In SoCal Anymore…Part Two

It’s finals week at Chapman University, and as always during this time, there is palpable anxiety sparking in the air. So yes, there I was in the library, imagining myself somewhere over the rainbow...

We Aren’t In SoCal Anymore…Part 2

It’s finals week at Chapman University, and as always during this time, there is palpable anxiety sparking in the air. So yes, there I was in the library, imagining myself somewhere over the rainbow...

We Aren’t in SoCal Anymore- Part One

Public Service Announcement: This week we blew into a location a bit more Easterly for our Secret of SoCal due to an unexpected tornado. Don’t worry, our airplane didn’t land on the Wicked Witch, ...