Category Archives: California

San Diego

We had a very nice evening in Poway where my uncle Ken fixed a great salmon meal while Hilary sat on the patio entertaining us. My cousins Kevin and Sheri joined us for dinner making it a very memorable evening. … Continue reading

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Oceanside, CA and the Pacific

An early dinner at the marina, sitting al fresco enjoying the variety of boats and watching the gulls eying our grilled fish. A stroll along the boardwalk over to the ocean to watch the sun melt into the water. The … Continue reading

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California Gardens

What great color to see outdoors in January! The Getty Center used a variety of succulents planted in a contrasting ground cover, like these hand-sized echeverias,  to appear like the blooms – clever. Check out the size of this agave … Continue reading

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The Getty Center and Gardens in LA

On 20 January we had the pleasure of seeing the public art documentary “Robert Irwin: The Beauty of Questions” at UCR Palm Desert Graduate Center. With more knowledge of the artist and designer of the central gardens, we particularly enjoyed … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA

25 January, we left Palm Desert and headed to LA. This was the view we had that morning of the exterior of the Disney Concert Hall – nice lighting. We took the self guided walking tour of the building. With … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

19 January we headed to Morongo Canyon Preserve to join up with the morning bird hike. We enjoyed meeting people, and seeing a variety of feathered friends, including a nesting pair of hawks. We had one more hike we wanted … Continue reading

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Having Fun around Palm Desert

At the pool lounging, Ruth mentioned she thought she had seen Michael Douglas shopping the El Paseo. He was honored at the film festival so he was in the neighborhood. So hey Mike – congratulations 😉 We know Sonny Bono … Continue reading

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