Life is good…

20131211-220805.jpgI hate to keep being such a cliche, but I just can’t help being thankful for everyone and everything in my life when I walk outside after a delicious lunch with delicious friends to a view like this. I’m a lucky girl.

Route 66 – Santa Monica Pier

Photo by Stephanie Roberts, http://ObsessiveHobbyist.comPhoto by Stephanie Roberts,

There’s SO much Route 66 history in Los Angeles, including the end of the trail — actually, there are 3 different Route 66 endings, but the Santa Monica Pier is the most fun.

My Route 66 explorations in California & Arizona are what has inspired the West to East journey I’m taking this month. Join the Journey at