The open road is calling, and you want to answer. I know the feeling: over the course of my life, I’ve had the opportunity to make some incredible road trips. I drove the Al-Can Highway twice (in 1992 and 2006), and made the drive down the Pacific Coast Highway in 2014. I’ve explored the Olympic … Continue Reading
Ah, February. We have a love-hate relationship: it’s a short month, which means less time to earn traffic and income. It’s also the most miserable winter month for me and my mental health, which is made more difficult when I’m self-employed. Despite these hurdles, this month actually turned out pretty good from a blogging and … Continue Reading
Everybody raves about Tieks, but are they worth it? Here’s my honest review of whether Tieks are worth the price – one year after buying my first pair.
Before I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, I had visited a few times: for a friend’s birthday, for another friend’s wedding, for work. I could see what people liked about San Francisco, and why they’d want to visit. The fog, affectionately nicknamed Karl the Fog, is sort of magical as it rolls in … Continue Reading
Looking for an unconventional Bay Area getaway? Northern California is calling! It’s easy to get hooked on weekends up in Marin or fleeing to Tahoe whenever you need a break from the bustle of San Francisco. There’s so much more to explore beyond these well-trod paths. I took a recent trip to Siskiyou County, one of the … Continue Reading
San Francisco is technically on the Pacific Ocean, but it doesn’t really have that seaside vibe. Instead, most Bay Area folks flock out to the smaller coastal communities when we want to breathe the ocean air and relax a bit. Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of the top places to spend a weekend away from the Bay, … Continue Reading