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Endangered Species Day & the San Diego Zoo

May 17, 2019 by
Endangered Species Day & the San Diego Zoo

Today is Endangered Species Day, and I wanted to take a minute to reflect on that via some thoughts and pictures from the San Diego Zoo and it’s sister the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. A Different Sort of Zoo … Continue reading

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To See a Cheetah Run

May 7, 2019 by
To See a Cheetah Run

Our short time in San Diego was good for many reasons, not the least of which was the San Diego Zoo and it’s sister the Safari Park. Weather permitting, the Safari Park hosts a cheetah run daily. It is something … Continue reading

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Alpaca Fun

October 2, 2018 by
Alpaca Fun

My wife has friends that like to knit. She has friends that like Alpacas. She likes pretty much anything fuzzy and warm even if it smells like hay. A friend pointed out that the San Diego Yarn Crawl was coming … Continue reading

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Back Yard Birds – San Diego

September 25, 2018 by
Back Yard Birds – San Diego

Our new backyard is up against a “canyon”. That sounds exotic, but there is a road at the bottom. Never the less, we have a steep hillside covered in brush behind our back fence. There are abundant rodents and snakes. … Continue reading

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