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So what is the secret to timing a trip on the Bahia Belle, a Mississippi paddlewheel-style boat that cruises around Mission Bay in San Diego? Hitting the sunset, that’s what.

That is the Bahia Belle after we debarked. But we did time the sunset part just right. For San Diego, this isn’t a very impressive sunset. But I was drinking rum-and-cokes, so I didn’t worry about it. It is still … Continue reading

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I had a good boat week…

I went on a paddlewheel steam boat ride. In San Diego of all places. It was the Bahia Belle on Mission Bay. It isn’t really steam-powered. And it isn’t the Mississippi river… which I have been on in a real … Continue reading

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This week according to my phone…

San Diego. I guess it is an okay place to live. If you like water and sunshine and palm trees. Whatever man. The last of my potato crop, but maybe I will plant a few of those. Our little potted … Continue reading

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Dewing the dew again… more wet webs… part 1…

Yes, I broke out my little spray bottle and my camera, to make some fake dew on some spider webs. This happens every year when the big orb web spinners come back to San Diego. And to get the sparkle … Continue reading

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Stormy weather… (or); Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening… part 3…

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Stormy weather… (or); Thunderbolts and lightning, very very frightening… part 1…

There will be three little videos of a stormy night at work last week.

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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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There has been a lot going on in my life lately… part 4… a really old building… by American standards…

I know that by European standards, this is not a really old building. But it was before America became a country. So, this is a part of all the craziness surrounding our youngest daughter’s graduation from college. Most of the … Continue reading

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I guess San Diego isn’t that bad of a place to live… part 3… the final chapter…

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I guess San Diego isn’t that bad of a place to live… part 2…

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