#152 Write Nights
01 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Talk about an extensive day of writing… about 4,000 words typed out and another 1,500 by hand. But I’ve got a good set up for cranking out this sort of work.
#153 SD Starting Point
02 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Left for Bakersfield right after church, only a block away from the SD Rock & Roll Marathon’s finish line. Amazingly, I escaped almost all traffic, like unleashing a Konami code on San Diego.
#154 Dee and Girls
03 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
Got to take a bunch of pictures of Deanna’s Bible Study girls out on a photoshoot. Fun bunch!
#155 Tuesday Sundae
04 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
Spent most of my day in Bakersfield following Deanna around to her different classes, and to her end of the year cru party. We split a sundae.
#156 Welcome to Dewar’s
05 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
Before leaving Bakersfield, got to get some awesome Dewar’s ice cream with Deanna the Peelers. Love this place, and how the entire store is refrigerated, practically.
#157 Close Call
06 June 2013 // San Diego, California
My gas started dropping dangerously low on the way back from seeing Great Gatsby, and the gas station I was banking on had it’s whole payment system go down when I tried to pay. Found this oasis of relatively cheap gas in the middle of a bunch of expensive stops.
#158 Chocolat Hillcrest
07 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Got dessert with Jeremy before another night writing session. Good creme brulee.
#159 One Year With Deanna
08 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Celebrated my one year anniversary with Dee with a sweet moment exchanging gifts and letters at the Rose Garden, then out for cheese and a nice dinner at Bencotto’s, topped off with Extraordinary Desserts.
#160 Love, Joy
09 June 2013 // San Diego, California
I’ve had the chance to learn a lot about these two things recently.
#161 Rock Climbing Double Date
10 June 2013 // Poway, California
Deanna and I got to go on a double date with Ivy and JB… indoor rock climbing!
#162 Mission Beach
11 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Spent some time with Deanna just walking around Mission Beach, collecting shells and the like.
#163 Off Early
12 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Got off work earlier than I had expected, so I got to enjoy some time just hanging out at Rebecca’s getting some work done.
13 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Couldn’t pass up on an opportunity for some Dole Whips.
#165 Crab Legs
14 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Got to eat up before a night shift… so crab legs it is. Summer is ever so close.
#166 Quiet In-N-Out
15 June 2013 // San Diego, California
This In-N-Out is usually deserted when I go by. Definitely the quietest In-N-Out I’ve ever seen on a consistent basis.
#167 Red Tailed Hawk
16 June 2013 // San Diego, California
This guy flew into the backyard to catch some rest apparently. Turned that into a little photoshoot.
#168 Parking Lot Push
17 June 2013 // La Jolla, California
Summer will have more officially arrived for me in just one day… and it’s looking like it’ll be a good one.
#169 Grocery Workspace
18 June 2013 // La Jolla, California
Discovered one of the more unusual workspaces I’ve had… this wood floored lounge, complete with side tables, leather armchairs, and TVs playing Dr. Phil. The unlikely location of this psuedo-living room? The corner of a Ralph’s Grocery Store.
#170 Wednesdays at Rebecca’s
19 June 2013 // San Diego, California
One of my recent routines- extended solo writing sessions while camped out at Rebecca’s. My last one for a while, but I got to enjoy a phenomenal iced coffee.
20 June 2013 // San Diego, California
Packing. This summer is gonna be fun.
World map by Deanna.
#173 Zack & Joanna
22 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
These two had a wonderful wedding and I wish them the best! I feel blessed I was even able to attend. I haven’t known them for very long at all, but I definitely feel like I have. They’re that welcoming.
#174 Red Brick Oven
23 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
After church at The Bridge, Deanna and I hung out with her sister, brother in law, and nephew, until we got hungry. Then we paid Red Brick Pizza a visit.
#175 Bakersfield Blaze v. Lancaster Jethawks
24 June 2013 // Bakersfield, California
Took Deanna out on a Minor League Baseball date! Gotta love all of the quirks of the Minor Leagues.
#176 Pyramid Lake
25 June 2013 // Pyramid Lake, California
On the drive between Bakersfield and Carson, I made a spur of the moment decision to pull over at the Vista del Lago exit. That resulted in a fun look around the California Water Exhibit and the lovely Pyramid Lake.
29 June 2013 // Upland, California
While making last minute plans for the trip abroad, I had this one keeping me company.
#181 Crossing the Pond
30 June 2013 // Los Angeles, California
Overdue for an update! The flight from LA to London went by incredibly fast. Dee and I had some setbacks upon arrival with technology related things, but overall things have settled well!