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Sleeping pets, owls, fog, and another Southern California sunset…

Another great sunset the other night. My job as a security guard lets me watch the sunsets over a pleasant valley. It also lets me see lots of wild animals. Raccoons, coyotes, snakes, lizards, tarantulas, and owls. I tried to … Continue reading

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Just another evening at work in Southern California…

Just another San Diego sunset. Just pink fluffy clouds and palm trees. Just the sky gettin’ all weird. Just Mother Nature showing off. Just colors and light. I mean, the smoke in the air from all the fires helps. But … Continue reading

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My life recently, as summed up by random phone photos…

There are still fires burning in California… So the sunsets have been wild. We got a gas-fire fire pit! Now I have three ways to make a fire in my backyard. It looks better at night. Yup, weird. Pretty, but … Continue reading

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Things you should never ever do on a jet ski…

Do not lay face down and do a one-handed push up on a jet ski. I don’t care how manly it makes you look. Don’t put you face on the handlebars. If you hit a wave, you will knock your … Continue reading

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So who was having the most fun?

Was it my daughter Mollie and her boyfriend? Nope! Was it my older daughter Jessica and her husband? Get real! I mean, yeah, Mollie looks pretty happy. Hey, anybody can look happy. That doesn’t mean anything. Not that it was … Continue reading

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San Diego from sea level… or bay level…

Downtown San Diego, as seen from the water. Not too shabby on a sunny day. Quiet and peaceful, even. The giant statue of that famous kiss at the end of WW2. My daughters say it is a symbol of oppression, … Continue reading

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Boats…

I love boats… All sizes and kinds of boats… We got to see a lot of boats as we headed out on our jet ski adventure in San Diego Bay. That is a working aircraft carrier. That is the USS … Continue reading

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Yup, I really did look happy…

It took me a while to figure out the best ways to get selfies on a jet ski… For everything else, you just slow down. I just didn’t want to drop my old camera, even if it is a piece … Continue reading

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Why do I look so happy?

Because I am on one of these… And I was zipping around San Diego Bay with both my daughters in town at the same time Mollie and her new boyfriend, Ben. They are almost annoyingly adorable. Jessica and her husband … Continue reading

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Son of a beach!!!… part 2… also, the final part…

Whooooo!!! Wheeeee! The paddle board guy had some real advantages. The board is bigger and more buoyant. He could use the paddle for balance. And keep going when the wave died out. Wait… is that guy running on water? Small … Continue reading

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