Tag Archives: California

Throwback Thursday – I Miss Traveling

I so miss traveling.  I miss exploring new areas that I’ve read about or have had on my bucket list for awhile but all of that came to a screeching halt this year.  Mind you, there has been some traveling … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

Last year was a whirlwind of travel.  We were in airports so many times that we accumulated a ton of points that were going to be used for a new grand adventure for 2020.  As I recall we visited California, … Continue reading

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One year ends – Another begins

I’m sitting here listening to the cold wind howl outside (weather forecast says some serious wind gusts are coming this way) and hoping we don’t lose power – again!  Such is life; you don’t always get what you want.  My … Continue reading

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Sniff! Sniff!

How to check and see if you are ready for date night. Wonder what scent his deodorant is?  Ocean Breeze? Marlin Musk? Shark Surprise? For a bit of mid week humor let’s come up with some other “possible” deodorant names … Continue reading

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Don’t bother knocking…

You know the rest of this saying and if you don’t, well, Google!  One day during my daily walk to the beach and pier I saw this line of vintage (when does something become vintage as compared to old by … Continue reading

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All this and curb feelers too

Apparently a cool spot to hang out and watch the people and interesting vehicles go by was this one corner right before you get to the walkway to the Oceanside Pier.  When we didn’t walk to the beach we would … Continue reading

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Start out the new year with a hug

All of the D’s spent New Years Eve and the first week of 2019 in Oceanside, California together.  Together as in there were seven of us in one Airbnb house.  On the first day of the new year, as we … Continue reading

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California Dreaming – Food

As I sit here occasionally looking out my window at the snow falling and accumulating (YUCK) I think back to our trip to Oceanside, California.  Sun, sand, ocean and a lot of eating.  A lot of eating… But one night … Continue reading

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Waiting for a handout or dropped bait

The number and species of birds that visited the pier each day was amazing.  What was also amazing was how close they would get to or fly over humans… really really close especially if you were fishing from the pier … Continue reading

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Charlie?

I recall some of the locals calling out “Hi, Mikey!” on the day I took the prior pelican photo but when I asked the guy running the fishing pole rental spot the next day, he told me the names of … Continue reading

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