Monthly Archives: March 2011

“You’re going to post another blog about San Diego? Isn’t anything exciting happening in Aura?”

I emailed Christopher yesterday to request permission to publish the above photo in this blog.  Just to make sure it was OK with him and his fiance, Seunghye.  (Not everyone is ready for their photo to be published on the … Continue reading

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Let the people speak. Let the people be heard.

Let us walk quietly through Chicano Park in San Diego even though you are everywhere in the Cyberworld and I am sitting in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  We returned home late, late Sunday evening.  So late the owls didn’t even blink … Continue reading

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Wandering the foggy shore of southern California the morning after the tsunami hit Japan

 Across the wide and salty ocean from California, past lush tropical islands and craggy rocks, past whales surfacing to blow water toward the sky, past dolphin pods arching and leaping, past underwater schools of colorful fish, past reefs of coral, … Continue reading

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Whiskers, wet, paws, soft eyes, nursing baby. What am I?

Harbor seal at La Jolla  Thankfully Christopher took us to see the harbor seals at La Jolla (Pronounce:  La ‘Hoya’).  I say “thankfully” because I suspect he’s getting tired of visiting the seals every time an out-of-towner flies into San … Continue reading

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“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”~~Dr. Seuss

Still coming to you live from San Diego.  Still trying to fit in photo downloading and blog writing in between eating out at fabulous restaurants, touring the UCSD and La Jolla and San Diego and lots of other fascinating places.  … Continue reading

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We’re not in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan anymore, Toto.

                          We are not in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan anymore, Toto.  Yesterday we awoke at 3 a.m.  (RISE AND SHINE!!) and drove to the Marquette airport.  The … Continue reading

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“Everyone please take their seats. Class is starting now.”

Class!  Class!  Put away your books for a few minutes.  Today we are going to discuss “The Art of Communication.”  Yes, Yes,  Joey, I know we discussed it last week.  However, this week we will talk about it from a … Continue reading

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(Our addiction to !!! and …)

OK, I’m addicted, too.  The first step of the 12 step program is that we admit we are powerless over our addiction–in this case, exclamation points and ellipses.  (Ellipses are the three dots you see dangling a sentence into infinity.  … Continue reading

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Finding my famous niece, Jillian, in Houghton on Thursday evening

OK, readers.  First we have to define the word “famous”.  I’m calling my niece, Jillian, “famous” because she’s in Martha Stewart’s Wedding magazine (somewhere around page 100) in the spring issue. Now we know she’s not famous like Cindy Crawford … Continue reading

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Before we discovered my “famous” relative in a store in Houghton…

Yesterday, before we discovered my “famous” relative in Houghton, we visited Charlie in L’Anse.  He’s our garbage man.  Since Waste Management deserted our community, we’ve become friends with Charlie.  You pay him $2.00 per garbage bag.  He treks the bags … Continue reading

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