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Detours: A California adventure… the final chapter; Almost home…

Back in Southern California… sun-drenched… palm trees swaying in the gentle sea breeze… I mean, yeah, a lot of those palm trees now look like burnt matchsticks… And, days after I took these photos, on my three-day adventure through California, … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 18; A detour within a detour, a brush with future disaster, and a blackened landscape…

That is the sun beginning to set over the Pacific Ocean. I was on another detour… the last of this three-day, detour-strewn adventure from Northern California back to San Diego. I was firmly back in Southern California now. Traffic really … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 17; Now that’s a bathroom!!!

Uh, no, that isn’t a photo of the actual bathroom… you are getting ahead of yourself… Then what, I hear you asking yourself, is this charming little building we are looking at? It is this place… the Madonna Inn, on … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 15; The big detour, and where it gets crazy… and yes, that is a whale!!!

So yes, there I was, in the early morning, heading South of California’s Highway One, knowing full well that it was blocked ahead by a massive mud slide that wiped part of the road off the map for more than … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 13; Goodbye, Santa Cruz, the end of the second day…

My cousins and I had so much fun at the tide pools on my first night in Santa Cruz, that we decided to visit the beach again. We had to park at the top of some bluffs… or cliffs… That … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 12; The halfway point…

This post takes us to the end of my morning adventure with my big cousin and my two little cousins, to that little farm on the coast near Santa Cruz, in Northern California. After this morning of fun, we went … Continue reading

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Detours: A California adventure… part 11; More of that old farm…

I can’t remember the name of the old farm that my big cousin and I took my two little cousins to… I know it is near the coast, just off Highway One, about ten miles North of Santa Cruz. And … Continue reading

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