Month: May 2010

Happy Cows Come From California

I take my camera everywhere I go.  Why?  Because you never know when you are going to run into suburban wildlife with your son and dog on a walk like I did today.  We also came back to play cars and we did some awesome drawing and as you can probably tell I’m quite the… Read more »

60 Minutes: The SEED School

“There’s a unique school that’s giving kids from an inner-city neighborhood that only graduates 33 percent of its high school students a shot at college they never had before. Byron Pitts reports on the SEED school, the first urban, public boarding school.”

Solvang, CA

Our last stop yesterday was to Solvang, CA which I’ll let Wikipedia explain: “Solvang was founded in 1911 on 11,000 acres (4,500 ha) of the Rancho San Carlos de Jonata Mexican land grant, by a group of Danish educators, who traveled west to escape midwestern winters. The city is home to some bakeries, restaurants, and merchants offering… Read more »


OstrichLand was probably my second favorite stop yesterday, mostly because I love animals so it was fun getting so close to the ostriches.  They are som big, powerful and dare I say even ugly creatures! Here are some interesting facts I learned from my visit: Adult ostriches stand 8′ to 9′ tall and weight 250… Read more »