Happy Summer Solstice! Let’s celebrate the occasion with some music. Don’t forget to share the love! xo

Living most of my life near the California coast, I am grateful for having access to a beach in any direction. I recently found another gem in Dana Point, California, where my friends and family spent a beautiful day at Salt Creek Beach.

I woke up to the news early Friday morning as I was getting ready to put my phone down for the night (your morning). I wanted it to be one of those awful internet hoaxes that seem to dispose of people daily. This time, I had to double-check to make sure I completely understood what I was reading.

The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation. – Walter Elliot My friend Mike was here for a little less than a week, and I wanted to show him around the other side of California. Not the pretty beaches (although we did end up there at some point.) nor the