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San Diego

It's About Time for Something New Here!

Since moving to Rice Lake, Wisconsin in April 2012, we haven't done a whole lot of traveling that we've written about. I'm going to try to make sure and write about our travels this month though in May 2013. This month's trip will take us out of the snow we just had on May 2 … Continue reading »

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Visit to San Diego Extended Due to Van Repair

We arrived safe, though tired, in San Diego last Friday night at Joel's brother's house. We had a very nice meal together and then got to bed. Our niece is kindly letting us use her new futon to sleep on. Sunday we had a great visit with my mom, Grandma Susan. We enjoyed our lunch … Continue reading »

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Early Morning Start at Begins at 4:45 am - Heading to San Diego

Today we leave Roseville to head to San Diego. I woke up at 4:45 am knowing the alarm would go off at 6 am. After laying in bed just a bit, I got up, showered, and started packing. It's now 6:20 am and everything is set to put in the van, Joel and I have … Continue reading »

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Driving Through Coronado

Coronado is my favorite part of San Diego. The historic Hotel del Coronado was the largest wooden building in the US when it was built more than a century ago . . . and it still is, today. Then we cross the enormous Coronado Bridge, completed and opened in July of 1969, the month before … Continue reading »

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San Diego's Perfect Weather

When people across the US and Canada discover that Sue and I used to live in San Diego, they inevitably ask "Why would you leave the world's finest city where the weather is always perfect?" or something much like it. Well, we've lived there most of our lives, and we've decided that it's a nice … Continue reading »

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Family and Friends in San Diego Update

Mom's knee surgery yesterday went very well. It was a long day. After waking up at 4 am to make sure she got to the hospital at 5 am for a 7:30 am surgery, it was 3 pm before she finally got to a room. The doctor says she should be able to come home … Continue reading »

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San Diego: Family and Friends

We made it to my mom's in San Diego (La Mesa) at 3 am this morning. We'll actually be staying with a friend of hers and sleeping there. During the day we'll be at my mom's to use the Internet access provided by my sister Linda. Tomorrow I have to wake up at 4 am … Continue reading »

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House Sitting Job Needed

We'd love to spend the month of April house sitting somewhere in the south. For us, that means the Virginias or Carolinas, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky. We're flexible, so other states aren't out of the question, and the end of March is possible, and the April thing is pretty open-ended too. We also have this dream … Continue reading »

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