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Jared Jacobsen at Spreckels

I went to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park, home to the largest outdoor organ consisting of over 5,000 pipes, some 32 feet long and comprising 80 ranks. This organ was donated from the Spreckels brothers in 1915 for the … Continue reading

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Hawaii and Headlights 

Caleb enjoyed the morning to himself and woke me eventually. I’m usually the one raring to go. I ask if he’s going to grab his four beers, but someone pilfered three, so he’s leaving the last one. We stop at … Continue reading

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An Early Return

I buy snacks at the mini market inside Al Massa Hotel at 9am, climb into a Mitsubishi outside that was unlocked, then get in mine and get on the road. The Palace Museum doesn’t open till 3pm, but I’m there … Continue reading

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Practicing Selfies by the Dead Sea

I woke up at 7 am to Julie’s snoring and me rolling over wouldn’t help so I shut the door on the room we were in and went to the couch till 10 am when she would wake me from … Continue reading

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A Detour in Utah

Before we left, Jessi suggested we go see Goblin Valley State Park. From where we slept we will have to go back north 14 miles to go over the mountains where the view along the drive is worth it alone. … Continue reading

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