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All Good Things

Sadly, must come to an end. Thursday, December 14, 2017 On our last day here in Carlsbad, we walked the beach to enjoy our last taste of warmth before heading back home. Although relatively cool here, with high temperature of … Continue reading

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Coronado Island

Saturday, December 9, 2017 We met friends, Dave, Kathy and Susan in San Diego, and headed to Coronado Island with them. Coronado Island is across the bay from San Diego. It was mapped in 1602, and named by Sebastian Vizcaíno, … Continue reading

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La Nouba, or Let’s Party!

Monday, March 27, 2017 We are spending a few days in Orlando for a business meeting.  Today, we segwayed through Celebration, Disney’s planned community developed in the 1990’s. It really is a lovely area, and the weather was perfect for … Continue reading

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Let There be Light

Friday, March 24, 2017 We learned of  the “Bruce Monro: Winter Light at the Arboretum” exhibit at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum a few months ago, and knew right away that we wanted to see it. It’s been at the Arboretum … Continue reading

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I See a Hill

That’s one explanation for the name of Montevideo, Uruguay. The other is “sixth mountain from east to west.” Neither one is very romantic, is it? Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Another sea day on Ash Wednesday this year. This is the … Continue reading

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Penguins, penguins!

Sunday, February 26, 2017 After arriving early this morning at Port Stanley in the Falklands, we tendered to shore for an excursion to Bluff Cove Lagoon, a family farm owned by Hattie and Kevin Kilmartin. It can be a difficult tender … Continue reading

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Watch Your Heads, Guys!

We heard that several times during today’s excursion. Sunday, February 19, 2017 Amazingly, we had another mostly sunny day, but rain would not have deterred us. The motto of today’s tour company, Canal Fun & Nature Excursions is “Never judge a … Continue reading

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