Beautiful Baja

I’m Back…with Apologies and News!

Dear Readers, please forgive my temporary absence! You know how they say when life gives you lemons make lemonade? Well, sometimes when life gives you an ambitious husband who decides to build an eight room private lodge on a remote island in Mexico in four months before your clients start arriving for the season you […] Read more »

San Antonio Necua & the Kumiai People of Baja California

San Antonio Necua - 2web

I recently visited San Antonio Necua, a community about two hours southeast of San Diego in Baja California, Mexico. This village is home to approximately 200 of the 600 living members of the Kumiai tribe. The Kumiai are indigenous to Baja California and California, and their culture goes back in this region for at least […] Read more »

3 Big Lies That Undermine Creativity

Bipolar (before) by Jose Angel Sanchez & Melanie Lamaga

Attitude Check I just came across a post about best-selling author Robert Goolrick. This man’s childhood was like something out of a horror movie, but that’s just the back story. It’s what Goolrick’s accomplished since then that got me thinking about some big lies we tell ourselves – and how they can greatly undermine our […] Read more »

Punta Banda Estuary and Hot Springs

Punta Banda Estero Seen from Hills

South of Ensenada, on the road to the world-famous blowhole known as La Bufadora, there are some lesser-known delights often overlooked by tourists and even locals. A large portion of the pueblo of Punta Banda consists of a five-mile sandbar extending between Todos Santos Bay and El Estero de Punta Banda. This estuary, and the […] Read more »

Friendly Whale Encounters in Baja California Sur

Baby gray whale spying at San Ignacio, Baja California Sur

Who’s Watching Whom? January through early April is the height of the whale-watching season in Baja California.  During this time, some Pacific gray whales mate, while others return to give birth in shallow coastal lagoons. Even more remarkably, some of the whales exhibit a behavior seldom seen among wild animals: they actively seek interaction with […] Read more »