San Diego

tapping away at The Field12. Winter In San Diego


March 23, 2015

San Diego! That means tank top days. Shorts and jumps in the pool and the Wine Company. That means La Jolla and Del Mar, but it also means Mira Mesa and Convoy. It means choy lai fut, my kung fu brothers and sisters, and a bowl of pho afterwards. And Shanghai City for “dumplings with […]

December 9, 2013

Always thought I’d learn to surf. San Diego. I moved here in 1999. Always thought I’d live at the beach someday. Live in OB or PB or Encinitas. Buy a board and learn to surf. It never happened. I lived out by State for two years while I went to school. Lived briefly in City […]

December 8, 2013

Macchiato morning in north park. Macchiato morning in my spot that was my spot before I knew what good coffee was. Just that I wanted a macchiato. Calabria’s warm, woody espresso. A warm December morning in San Diego. This is the city I lived in for eight years and was grumpy in because I wanted […]

July 11, 2009

Maybe it was the 4AM wake-up call talking, but this morning I wasn’t even that excited about coming down. Just another trip. Part business, part pleasure. But as soon as the plane broke the cloud cover, and there was the naval base and all of National City with tiendas and lavanderias and great grey clouds […]