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Survival Tips

My Two Personal Goals: Retirement and Traveling

By |June 28th, 2018|Categories: Archive, Home, Lifestyle, Survival Tips, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In weeks past, I have gotten emails from a few readers asking me how I manage to travel all the time yet live in the Greater Los Angeles area (summed up) and if I'm in [...]

Santa Barbara County Mudslide

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Around the 3 a.m. hour on Tuesday, January 8, a massive mudslide swept down the hills through the cities of Carpinteria, Montecito and Summerland, with Montecito getting hit the hardest. Some of the slide made it [...]

Surviving My First Wildfire: Thomas Fire

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

UPDATE: After 39 days of burning, on January 12, 2017, fire officials announced that the Thomas Fire is now 100% contained. It burned 281,893 acres, destroyed 1,063 structures and damaged 83 structures. Full press release [...]

Top 10 Things I Learned From Living in SoCal

By |August 9th, 2017|Categories: Archive, California Dreamin', Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , |

I celebrated my 7 year anniversary in SoCal yesterday, can you believe it? Time really does fly by! I have had so many amazing experiences, lessons learned and memories that have been made. I decided [...]

Reality Check: Be Aware Of Your Surroundings

By |May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With all of the terrorist attacks and horrible crime happening in our world, I wanted to share with you guys a couple of incidents that I experienced first hand that were both scary and eye [...]

Know Your SoCal Cities and Explore

By |April 29th, 2017|Categories: Archive, Home, Survival Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I have a question for born and raised Southern California residents that I just cannot figure out since I came here 7 years ago: Why don't you know where cities are in the region? I'm [...]