Charlotte Cunningham

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Pomo Canyon Trail

After my last day at my old job, I had a week off to recuperate. Referring back to my trusty California Trips book I decided to head north from San Francisco to Mendocino and Humboldt State Park for some coastlines and redwoods. I could easily see myself retiring in the area – it’s a lonely, beautiful […]

Big Morongo Canyon Trail

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

Nine months later and I finally get around to writing up Part 2 of my adventures in the desert. What have I been doing for the last nine months? Having a baby? Nope. I was trying to get a new job. Nine months spent polishing my resume, perfecting cover letters, reaching out to random acquaintances […]

Hidden Palms Oasis

A few weeks ago I took a solo vacation to Joshua Tree, Palm Springs, and surrounding area. Guided primarily by a 2009 “California Trips” book by Lonely Planet, I hiked almost every day of the seven I spent in the desert. When I travel to unknown lands I shy away from any serious planning, which […]