Frivolous Friday! A hike through time & Brunch!

It’s Frivolous Friday!

Thought I would share some of the fun I squeezed in this week (in between all my portrait sessions and retouching work.)

Yep, this happened #1:

Joined some fellow adventurers on a guided history hike this week!

The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy sponsored a hike and private tour of the Sikes Adobe Homestead and I couldn’t resist – I’m a lifelong learner for sure.

We learned about the Mule Hill Stand off

(this hill is on the east side of the 15 at Lake Hodges – it’s a beautiful trail if you ever want to check it out.)

Here’s a photo from the late 1800’s showing the same Mule Hill and that little itty bitty town is Rancho Bernardo!

**For perspective, the photo was captured looking north.  The guide is pointing to Mule Hill and the mall would roughly be located a couple inches below the “N” in the word ‘going.’

Isn’t that cool?

After we finished our hike we got a private tour of the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead.

It was built around 1870 and is one of the area’s oldest adobe homes from the American era.

Here’s then and now:

It was a wonderful tour – the house has been lovingly restored and beautifully displayed.

The children’s bedroom was filled with sweet little antiques!

Yep, this happened #2:

Well after all that hiking and history-learning we were STARVED!   So we headed over to Breakfast Republic in Scripps Ranch – have you been there yet?

The food is super yummy and the decor is a HOOT!

I forgot to snap a pic of the building so I borrowed this one from their website –

Go check it out!

What can I say:  I’m Feeling Blessed!

And do you know what else I’m blessed by?     Capturing amazing moments for you to treasure for a lifetime!


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