Author: acessally

Ramona – the most important woman in the history of Southern California

  While at an estate sale here in Fullerton, I happened upon an old book written by Helen Hunt Jackson first published in 1884, the name: Ramona.   I was intrigued after a quick search on Amazon and bought the book for $2.00.  With the holidays it took me longer than I anticipated to read this book, but once I had an opportunity to settle down into it,  I was hooked.  This post isn’t a review about the book, it’s how the book got me thinking in terms of our California history but here’s the editorial synopsis from Amazon:” A beautiful...

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One Hike for 2018

I can’t believe that this year is coming to a close. My year of hiking goal fell short by miles and miles and MILES. My son and I managed to hit the trail once, we did a pretty strenuous hike up to Cucamonga Peak. Spending time with my son was my highlight of the day, the views were amazing, the workout great but my time with him was priceless.  He’s busy with his family all year long so to have him to my self for 6 hours was awesome Here’s a little detail on the Hike from SOCAL HIKER ...

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  Happy New Year 2018   I’m just now coming back to the living after a full week of catching a viral infection and being physically worn down.  I’m not sure where I caught it, maybe it was from the whole year of 2017 that my immune system was under fire.  I’m happy that 2017 is over.  It was a taxing year and right now I’ve gone from focusing fully on my children and their lives to slowly getting to a place to where I can focus on myself and my life with my husband.  This is no easy...

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