Heaven On Earth

IMG_5367There comes moments in our lives when we go to a place and feel at peace or in another world that you feel so comfortable being in and wish you could never leave. I have always wanted to go to the Flower Fields in Carlsbad and I am so happy that I finally had to chance to visit a few months ago, it was simply spectacular! This beautiful place filled with flowers everywhere it felt like a piece of heaven was placed in this world for us to see. The fields are only open during the spring in March until May so if you are in the area you should definitely check this lovely place! Not only the flowers, but the environment felt wonderful! The sky, the clouds, the birds, the air, the people walking around the fields..it felt like everyone’s troubles and worries that they might be going through disappeared for a few hours and everything was perfect. They also have a huge garden gift shop outside which is worth visiting and buying a little souvenir to remember your visit! I would love to visit this place more often, but it’s a bit of a drive for me. This is a must see place I promise you that you will not regret it! 🙂

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Endeavour & California Sky

I was so lucky to have had a great view of this historical event! I have never seen anything quite like it, a huge shuttle that was once used to fly in outer space, is now flying right above me! Strapped to the back of a 747 jumbo jet, the pair touched down around 1 p.m. after a nearly five-hour flyover. One of the crew members stuck an American flag out of the hatch of the jet.

The flyover took Endeavour over the state Capitol, Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Sign and other icons en route to the landing at the Los Angeles International Airport, where the shuttle will be prepped for a slow-speed journey to its museum home next month.

At the Santa Monica Pier, spectators pointed their cameras skyward and some chanted, “USA! USA!” as Endeavour swooped along the coast.

“Even though it was a few seconds, it was a unique experience to witness history,” said Andrew Lerner, 23, of Santa Monica.

Thousands of spectators jammed rooftop buildings and streets in Sacramento, cheering as Endeavour made two loops around the state Capitol. A crowd of schoolchildren squealed in delight during the second flyover. Endeavour returned to its birthplace Thursday after an emotional cross-country ferry flight that made a special flyover of Tucson, Ariz., to honor its last commander, Mark Kelly, and his wife, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.