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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… part 5… beaches and flowers and stuff…

So yeah, my 97-year-old mom came down to San Diego after our daughter’s graduation. She stayed at the Catamaran Hotel, which is where I took a lot of the flower and fish and bird pictures in this series of posts. … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 22; Cruisin’ the crazy coast of California with your tour guide, Me!!!… part 4…

I almost feel guilty about the number of photos I took on this one particular day on this one part of the adventure. I really tried to make it a challenge to pull over at every little bit of open … Continue reading

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The adventure… part 21; Cruisin’ the crazy coast of California with your tour guide, Me!!!… part 3…

Driving North of Highway One. It is magical. The sea grows more wild. The coast more jagged. The wind more cutting. The fog becomes a living thing. Even the wildflowers are hardier. The coast will always surprise you. As a … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 14; Driving South on California’s Highway One…

We have reached the last day of my epic, three-day, detour-filled driving adventure, coming home from Christmas in the Bay Area. I had that delightful day-long stopover to visit my little cousins in Santa Cruz. I left them early in … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 3; The not-so-Pacific Ocean…

The definition of ‘pacific’ is; ‘peaceful in character or intent’. This is patently untrue of the Pacific Ocean… particularly in Northern California. We are continuing our driving adventure down Highway One, heading South on the California coast, between San Francisco … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 2; The wild edge of America…

So where are we going, exactly, on this epic, three-day, detour-packed adventure down the coast of California, I hear you wondering? Do not be in such a hurry, fellow traveler! Like all good adventures, this one will unfold before us … Continue reading

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A three bridge adventure… part 4… (in which I make an unexpected detour)…

Back to the adventure. I was on the return leg of my circuitous driving adventure around the Bay Area. I had been up the coast North of San Francisco, and was heading back to the city. Highway One was closed … Continue reading

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A three bridge adventure… part 3… (on birds, water,and water birds)…

That, I believe, is a turkey vulture. I am back in San Diego now. I left my mom’s house in the Bay Area very early this morning. But I am not done sharing the pictures of my little driving adventure … Continue reading

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The last sunrise…

Okay… once again, not technically the ‘last’ sunrise… we should have a few more… at least until the election results are in… But these are the last of the photos I took during my early morning drive down the California … Continue reading

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There’s a feeling I get, when I look to the West…

Of course, that might just be because I live in Southern California… And when I look to the West, there are beautiful, white sand beaches and palm trees and the freakin’ Pacific Ocean…

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