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The Anza-Borrego Desert near San Diego

On a cold spring day in San Diego I drove two hours to the Anza-Borrego Desert to see interesting desert plants.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park near Escondido, California

Mary and I visited San Diego Zoo Safari Park near Escondido, California. It has a large area for herds of antelope, gazelles, rhinos, giraffes and other animals.

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A Visit to the Giant Caltech Telescope

Mary and I visited the giant Hale Telescope owned by Caltech on Palomar Mountain near Temecula, California.

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A Winery and Museum near San Diego

Mary and I visited the Deer Park Winery and Car Museum located 50 miles north of San Diego. The museum has much more than cars, it’s really a vintage advertising and technology museum.

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Our Trip to the Terry Bison Ranch

Mary and I visited the Terry Bison Ranch along the Colorado-Wyoming border, one of the largest bison farms in the world. We enjoyed a slow noisy train ride to see their group of camels and herd of bison and ate … Continue reading

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Denver Airport and Minnesota

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Colorado Winter Ice Melt

The weather has been warm in Colorado this week, causing the winter ice to melt into interesting patterns.

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Colorado Bighorn Sheep Visit Herd of Humans

The herd of bighorn sheep from Georgetown, Colorado descended the mountain last weekend to enjoy the warmer climate of the lowlands. This herd doesn’t fear people.

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A Trip to Richmond and Jamestown, Virginia

Mary and I passed a week in Richmond and Jamestown, Virginia. The galleon pictured below is a replica of the ship that landed in 1608 from Britain. The colonial houses and Jefferson Davis statue are from Monument Avenue in Richmond.

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The Giant Sequoias of Calaveras

Mary and I drove from Southern California north to the small town of Angel’s Camp, between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite, at the end of October, and visited groves of giant sequoia in Calaveras Big Trees State Park.

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