Category Archives: USA Travel

Beach Days

Sunday, December 10, 2017 Today, we drove up the coast to Laguna Beach, which is known for its many art galleries as well as beautiful beaches. Every year from mid-November to mid-December, there is a Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art & Craft … Continue reading

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Rhinos, Giraffes and Cheetahs, Oh My!

Friday, December 8, 2017 Last night, I was concerned that the San Diego Zoo Safari Park might not be open today, as it is only about 25 miles away from the wildfires that have been raging north of us. Fortunately, the … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Smoke

Thursday, December 7, 2017 We visited Butterfly Farms in nearby Encinitas. The farm was established in 2013 to study the relationship of pollinators and butterflies, concentrating on the Monarch Butterfly. There is a 2,000 square foot Vivarium (butterfly free flight house,) … Continue reading

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New Relationships

Monday, December 3, 2017 We flew back to Minneapolis, stayed overnight, and caught a flight to San Diego on the 3rd. We are staying at a vacation timeshare in Carlsbad, California. It looked like a good place to visit, with … Continue reading

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Brain Candy Live!

Friday, December 1, 2017 It’s winter travel season again. We’d already booked a trip to San Diego on December 3, when we learned from our son, Ian, that Adam Savage and Michael Stevens were bringing their science show, Brain Candy … Continue reading

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Where the Deer and the Antelope Play

Sunday, September 17, 2017 I wasn’t planning to blog about this short road trip, but found a few interesting things along the way, so here I am. My sister and I are taking our father to visit an Indian school … Continue reading

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Pipestone National Monument

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 It was so nice to sleep in this morning. Our first priority as we left Cheyenne was to find a car wash. Our car was so covered by dust that neither of us wanted to touch … Continue reading

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