El Corazón – the Exceptional Coffeehouse of Loreto Bay

An exceptional coffeehouse is greater than the sum of its parts. Vibe is a potion, not altogether equal parts talented barista, downtempo music, comfy chairs, provocative art, tasty treats, healthy lunches, clean bathroom, and yes, well-brewed coffee. The exceptional coffeehouse can be a calm respite in a bustling city, a lively gathering in a dusty village, a swarm of friends …

Photos from Isla Coronados in Baja, Mexico

Yesterday, Tyler and I enjoyed a fun island adventure with our new friends from Vancouver, Canada…We took a boat ride out to Isla Coronados, by way of Loreto, in Baja Mexico…We were greeted by frolicking dolpins, lounging sea lions and crystal clear waters of the Sea of Cortez…How wild to experience the Caribbean in the desert…the landscape is quite remarkable …

A day to celebrate…

Gently beaming through the soft tannish curtains adorning the french doors of our bedroom, the suns luminous rays greet with a warm smile awakening us to a new day. Beside me, Tyler enjoys some extra early morning zzzzz’s, as I stretch my body and breath in the new day. I jump out of bed, with a spring in my step, …

A Day of Gratitude

I’m up early despite sleeping light. Chris and I collaborate online, bringing a client closer to launch. We finish by 9am. He signs off Skype for a while, I grab my car keys. I drive the 4.7 miles into downtown Ojai, reminded by a This American Life podcast about Chinese labor conditions I too often choose to forget. I feel …