Hiking in Ramona

It has been raining a lot lately here in Southern California. In between two days of almost an inch of rain each was one bright, sunny and warm day. The rain combined with Suzanne being out of town had Django bouncing off the walls. When Suzanne is traveling he usually hangs with me at the…

Ramona Water Safe to Drink

From the Ramona Sentinel: Effective late Monday evening, Oct. 29, Ramona Municipal Water District canceled its Unsafe Water Alert and reported that its tap water is safe to drink. We now return to our previously scheduled life, already in progress.

Waiting for Water

We have decided to hang out in Mira Mesa for at least another day, waiting for the water service to be restored. It might take most of the weekend to get service working in all areas of Ramona. Try to imagine a high energy 75 pound dog that is used to daily multiple mile hikes…

Satellite Image of So Cal Fires

View of Southern California from the National Weather Service satellite. A little different perspective from what is being shown on the news. Click on image for latest shot from the National Weather Service The fire has made its way into northern San Diego, burning homes in Rancho Bernardo. Our area of Ramona is basically untouched…

Evacuated due to Witch fire

I didn’t think we would have to evacuate, but around 9:30pm I got the “reverse 911” call. I grabbed a few critical belongings, a few days worth of clothes and a bag of dog food. It didn’t take any convincing to get Django into the car, and we headed out. I had already staged everything…