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Coachella

A couple of weekends ago, a group of my friends and I, headed out to the middle ofthe desert in Indio to celebrate that glorious occasion that is Coachella. Free from wifi, laptops, and most usage of cell phones for the long weekend, wewere able to focus on some of the more important things like friends and music. In the mornings we’d grovel out of our campsites, cook a hearty breakfast and wander down to the grounds with tens of thousands of other people from…

Chapter One

It’s not often I get to spend quality time with my little brother but when I do, I definitely try to make the most of it. We headed out to downtown Santa Ana for alate brunch. My brother is many things, but a photographer he is not. It took a lot of arguing for him to even take this sucker. It’s times like these when I wish I had even just one sister. (Mostly kidding) The restaurant we chose was Chapter One and appropriately has book…

Long Beach

Spent a relaxing afternoon down in Manhattan Beach at Simmzy’s before exploring Long Beach and watching the sun go down. Simmzy’s is quite the happening place,  so after putting our name in, we wandered around the boutiques and built up our  appetites for plenty of beer and burgers. Simmzy’s is casual and friendly with plenty  of natural sunlight and the brussel sprouts, oh my. Did I mention the amazing goodness that is the brussel sprouts here? They have a solid selection of craft beer and…

Day Trippin’

One of my best friends Bianca was desperate to break away from the heavy load of  work that comes from the accounting busy season and get a whiff of that natural  beach air, so we set out for a day trip to Laguna Beach.  Bathing Suit  We  panted and grumbled a bit (and sweat a lot) as we hiked up the mountain in a very un-lady like fashion before being rewarded with this view.   Not a bad view either, eh? After  hiking for all of…