How My Father Inspired Me to Travel

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This is my Father’s Day tribute post. My Dad has lived in Los Angeles for over 50 years and is a location manager. What is a location manager? A location manager is a person in charge of scouting locations for films, commercials, and television…

Casa Barranca: An Ojai Winery Experience

Pratt House Facade at the Casa Barranca Winery in Ojai, California 2017

“Soon it got dusk, a grapy dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries.” – Jack Kerouac Every time I visit…

Things 3: A Quick Review by a Real User

Screenshot of Things 3 - A Quick Review by a Real User

A lot of things go into starting a new blog, a lot of things go into maintaining a blog, and a lot of things go into living your daily life. I use Things, a productivity app geared toward getting things done and staying organized,…

The 2017 Ultimate List of Road Trip Essentials

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This is the Pitstop Pirates 2017 Ultimate List of Road Trip Essentials. There will be eleven posts coming in the next few weeks to cover all the essential items you need to pack for a long road trip. We’ve driven over 12,000 cross-country miles…

Personal Items to Bring on a Long Road Trip

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This post is part of the 2017 List of Road Trip Essentials. There will be ten more blog posts coming in the next few weeks to cover all the essential items you need to pack for a road trip. This post will focus on…