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Desert vistas… the final chapter… with a free game of ‘spot the dinosaur’ thrown in!

Nearing the final leg of my journey back from Arizona, descending from the mountain pass and getting ready to turn left… South… so as to end up in San Diego and not… perish the thought… in Los Angeles… I took … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 7… (or): Mountains, clouds, snow and palm trees…

You gotta love California, where you can gaze past palm trees and see snow-topped mountains. I am nearing the end of my posts of photos I took on my recent drive back to San Diego from Arizona. We saw a … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 6… (or): Tanks for the memories…

Okay, back the the story of my recent drive from Arizona to San Diego. We left off with me almost running out of gas at the California/Arizona border. I found a gas station with 12 miles of fuel left in … Continue reading

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Desert vistas… part 5… Some desert rain…

I am particularly proud of that photo. It is a very localized rain shower in the middle of the desert, seen through some high-power lines… highpower lines… high powerlines… high power-lines… high-power-lines??? Not bad for a shot taken one handed … Continue reading

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I am back in the land of the big cacti…

Yes, I know, that isn’t a picture of a big cactus… or big cacti. It is a picture of some cool rocks in the mountain range I had to cross to get from San Diego to Scottsdale, Arizona. I got … Continue reading

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I am now a security officer…

I told you I was embarking on a new adventure. I have been undergoing training to become a security officer. I have been cleared by homeland security and the FBI. I know how to arrest people, frisk them, watch out … Continue reading

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Nocturnal visitors… part 2…

Okay, these are the last photos from my mom’s house in the Bay Area. Because I grew up across the bay from San Francisco, I had the benefits of living in a small town, but I had access to all … Continue reading

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