From San Diego, California
My first trip to San Diego was in 1979, covering the Pittsburgh Steelers and flying out of western Pennsylvania snow storm and landing in paradise.
There have been so many trips there in the 33 years since and so many memories of people, places and moments from Point Loma, to Pacific Beach, Mission Valley and La Jolla, Coronado to Hillcrest.
There’s a little place on the north edge of La Jolla on the road to Del Mar that is just about the most stunning place you can find in a major U.S. city. I’ve told my loved ones that when I go, I want my ashes taken there and released into the wind.
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve is 2,000 acres that sits on the top of cliffs that overlook the Pacific Ocean. As the park’s promotional material says, it’s a wilderness island in an urban sea. It looks as the entire San Diego area looked when it was first settled. There are beautiful trees, flowers and plants that are growing in sand and dirt that filled with rocks and boulders. …Read More!