Build a Bridge & Get Over it.

What a day to be alive! There is nothing like some sibling rivalry on this lovely Sunday afternoon. There I was, sitting at Islands restaurant, eyeing our cute waiter. All of a sudden, my brother pick...

Swinging Into Summer

The wait was over! It was finally here. Free of rife, responsibility, and reason. Summer had arrived. I was beyond ready to swing into summer. As nostalgic and warm as I felt, a wooden splinter pricke...

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 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 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, ...

Stairway to Nowhere- Part 3

Have you ever had a week where you’re basically Screaming, Crying, Perfect Storm (word to Taylor Swift), and you just need that escape to nowhere. All you want is to blast some sappy Coldplay songs ...

Just Water Under the Bridge- Part One

Crank the music up, roll down your windows, and take some Dramamine because we have a long drive ahead of us. Where are we off to, you ask? We are going to cruise along the California Coast and see o...

Calle Olvera.

This week’s Secret of SoCal is Olvera Street.  Established in 1930, Olvera Street was the brainchild of Christine Sterling, an American entrepreneur who advocated for the preservation of Mexi...

Life’s a Beach; Shaw’s Cove.

Picture this: It’s two weeks before Spring Break and you are literally drowning. Yes, drowning! Okay, maybe not literally drowning. However, you are figuratively drowning. Why? Because your te...