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Waterfall Park

I was with a couple of colleagues in downtown Seattle between meetings.  We were walking along the street just killing some time when we came upon Waterfall Park.  Tucked on the corner of a block in amongst the buildings, it … Continue reading

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The Sun is Out – Time to Jump in the Fountain

It doesn’t matter whether a sunny day is a hot day or not.  Get a bunch of kids somewhere near a fountain and they will be running through it in a heartbeat.  When the air temperature is not that high, … Continue reading

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Greyhounds Used to Park – Now it is a Park

An overnight stop on our drive from California to Washington was Medford in Oregon.  There were a few aviation areas of interest in Medford and they will appear in the blog in due course.  (That may have influenced my thoughts … Continue reading

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Sutro Heights

A weekend day had us over in San Francisco having a mooch around some places we haven’t visited before.  I had been reading something online about Sutro Heights and wanted to check the place out.  This is an overlook up … Continue reading

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Southern Hemisphere Rest Stop

The scheduling of flights from Australia and New Zealand to the west coast of the US is not ideal for getting maximum utilization from your aircraft. There is a long time between the arrivals and the most desirable time for … Continue reading

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Sunol Wilderness Park

Head south along I-680 from us for a short distance and you came to an area that includes Sunol Wilderness Park. A large expanse of land with many trails across it, this is a fun place to go hiking, particularly … Continue reading

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Elephant Seals

For the last two years I have been to Ano Nuevo for the sunrise photo tour amongst the elephant seals. This year I decided I didn’t need to get there before the sun came up. However, Nancy was interested in … Continue reading

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Rochelle Rail Park

Rochelle IL is about half way between Chicago and the Mississippi River. For those with an interest in railroading, it is known as a location where the Union Pacific and the BNSF railroads cross. The town has taken this crossing … Continue reading

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Half Dome Down There

More window shots today! I usually end up sitting on the same side of the plane depending on which way I am heading in order to be on the shady side. However, I was on the opposite side on one … Continue reading

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Egret in Balboa

Some animals seem to like attention. Even when they are supposed to be afraid of humans, they end up being the center of attention. Such was the case with an egret that was standing in the water in Balboa Park. … Continue reading

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