Junkie Journal

Why Recycling Is Dying

Why Recycling Is Dying

I recently heard some shocking news at a Halloween party that was scarier than the ghosts and serial killers running up and down the street asking for candy. It has to do with recycling, and what our country is actually doing with it. When you throw that plastic water...

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You Know You Live Near the Beach If. . .

You Know You Live Near the Beach If. . .

We moved to the beach two years ago and there is a culture that we had to learn quickly in order to keep up with the locals. For example, surfers have their own language which includes words like grom, waves are firing or mushy, carve, snap, and thruster. There is an...

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5 Fun Road Trips from San Diego

5 Fun Road Trips from San Diego

Just south of the hustle and bustle of LA and the north of the border sits a little slice of paradise that is adored by locals and visitors alike. San Diego County encompasses 17 cities, some coastal and some inland, each offering unique charm and idyllic weather that...

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10 Ways To Move To The Beach

10 Ways To Move To The Beach

A general misconception, although an understandable one, is that you cannot move to the beach because it is too expensive. While it is true that the cost of living will most likely be more expensive by the beach, don’t rule out a move to the sparkling seas quite yet....

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Our Beach Story

Our Beach Story

The feelings began swirling a few years ago, like the currents in an angry sea. A storm was brewing and the swells inside me were unpredictable, and often indescribable.My husband Chris and I were 42 years old. Our triplets were nine years old and our older daughter...

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