Don’t Flash The Octopus…

If you travel to the Central Coast of California you will want to visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  It really is a great family outing.  Even though fish and sea life are not my favorite creatures, I remain in awe of the diversity of life that exists in the oceans, lakes and streams. The aquarium…
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I See Trees Of Green…

I do not consider myself to be a nature aficionado, but I do enjoy it for a short day trip.  In particular, I enjoy growing things – plants, flowers, and trees.  I particularly enjoy trees – something about them just touches me.  I take a lot of photos of trees in my travels.  While others have…
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Saving Daylight…

When I travel I rarely adjust my watch to the new time zone.  I just try and adjust my thinking.  Mostly I travel East and need only adjust by an hour forward – this is accomplished easily enough – +1…I have it mastered. But darn it if it isn’t daylight savings time this weekend – the…
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OC Jeopardy

I think years of watching Jeopardy has increased my ability to craft solutions.  Not because I have learned tons of trivia from the show, but because I have learned to come up with the question from hearing the answer.  I think like that now – the answer prompts the question. So today as I head back…
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OC Smooth…

Orange County, California is not like other places. OC has a persona all its own and it is evident as you scan the OC landscape – particularly the more affluent communities in OC.  There is a vibe that is felt in these communities…an energy that was purposefully created and that is wholeheartedly embraced as the OC way of life.…
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