Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Rancho Guajome Adobe- Vista, CA

I grew up in the more central part of San Diego County, so everything I knew of anything "historic" was a 20 minute drive south to Old Town. However, when we returned to San Diego county a few years ago, I was thrilled to discover historic buildings sprinkled throughout north county. Two days ago, I went up to Rancho Guajome Adobe, located in Vista.

I had no idea that this 112 acre Rancho even existed, but it is part of the San Diego County Park system. It was built in 1852 and is a traditional Spanish-Mexican Colonial style hacienda.

Only the grounds were open, as I came on a Monday.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Sunset Park, San Marcos

I have always found it strange to see abandoned properties, especially in Southern California. This dilapidated shed and seemingly abandoned farm was a stark contrast to the upscale-middle-class neighborhood and well-maintained city park that surrounded it.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Carlsbad Village, San Diego Urban Sketchers March 2015

The artwork and artists at Carlsbad Village Drive and Carlsbad Blvd. Featuring Jennifer Stout and Patti Prather sharing their materials.