Havana, Cuba – A Short Visit


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We recently were on a short cruise which included 2 days in Havana, Cuba.  Our land tours were great, and busy.  Lots of walking, looking, talking, talking while driving in our wonderful red Buick convertible, and more.  I managed to … Continue reading



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Today was a glorious day, unusually hot for January, and Balboa Park beckoned me.  Also, certain museums are free for residents on Tuesdays.  Why not?  Children are back at school, how bad could parking be?  Was I wrong.  It was … Continue reading

Visiting Balboa Park Again


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Sunday was a sunny and breezy day, a joy to stroll, look and listen.  Street musicians, face painting, tourists, children, smiling visitors, and Christmas decorations going up.  Oh yes, and a tamale for me.  Here are a few photos, and … Continue reading

Another short vacation !


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New York City!   It seems that everyone has been there, just not me.  Until now.  It was a busy and fun trip, and of course I had to take photos.  Because I had such a good time I have to … Continue reading

Lily pond +


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The lily pond at Balboa Park has been replaced, and now the lilies are in bloom.  It was a very hot day, but still lovely, especially at noon when the carillon played several songs.  There is just no way to … Continue reading

A short vacation in Seattle


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We managed a few days in Seattle with friends and family.  Because of one of Ailsa’s posts in Where’s My Backpack, I had to see the Seattle Central Library.  Wow!  10 stories high, interesting architecture, glowing escalators, and of course … Continue reading