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    Sticky: KUMEYAAY-IPAI EXHIBIT, POWAY It was in recent...

    KUMEYAAY-IPAI EXHIBIT, POWAY

    It was in recent months that I became more aware of Native American cultural exhibits in the San Diego-Poway region, perhaps because of our visit to Little Big Horn in...
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    Sticky: Sad news to add to this thread: San Diego Opera...

    Sad news to add to this thread: San Diego Opera has done its final season. It was announced a few days ago that they are sagging financially, don't want to go into bankruptcy, and will not have an...
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    Sticky: This wasn't a part of our 2013 Stay-Cation, but...

    This wasn't a part of our 2013 Stay-Cation, but it has to do with another museum in Balboa Park, so I thought I'd add this here.

    Yesterday I had an opportunity to tour the San Diego Museum of Art...
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    Sticky: Five Day Adventure

    FIVE DAY ADVENTURE, SOLO

    Hubby had a project to do, so I set off by myself on Wednesday. I headed for my parents' home in the Phoenix area. This is a common road-trip for us; we've been making...
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    Sticky: Among one of my favorite places in Balboa Park is...

    Among one of my favorite places in Balboa Park is the Botanical Building. It's always free, and with all of the plants in front and within the building, even on a warm day, it's pleasant inside. ...
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    Sticky: We needed to take a break today from the home...

    We needed to take a break today from the home renovation project we began, so the two of us headed down to Balboa Park in San Diego. This is a large park full of grassy areas for picnics, a...
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    Sticky: Day 7 - the final day of Phase II, as the family...

    Day 7 - the final day of Phase II, as the family went home the next day. We saved "Beach Day" for last. Whenever we get visitors from out-of-state, 90% of them want to go to the beach. AAMOF, when...
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    Sticky: Day 6 found us sight-seeing again, this time to...

    Day 6 found us sight-seeing again, this time to two places in the same area of San Diego: Cabrillo National Monument, and a little further north, Ocean Beach.

    Cabrillo is one of those little...
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    Sticky: Day 5 of Phase II was spent road-tripping back to...

    Day 5 of Phase II was spent road-tripping back to San Diego in the morning. We got on I-5 South and found it riding smoothly. We'd waited until after the Orange County Rush Hour to leave the hotel,...
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    Sticky: Cars Land

    Now, for a visit to California Adventure's newest land, CarsLand. This was because of their alliance with Pixar to make the movie CARS. If you haven't seen the movie, you definitely should!
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    Sticky: Photo time, as promised! I took over 550 photos...

    Photo time, as promised! I took over 550 photos in three days, deleted about a third of them because I was trying to shoot available light and metered incorrectly on the fly. Here are some of the...
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    Sticky: Day Four, and the third day in Anaheim, was...

    Day Four, and the third day in Anaheim, was "California Adventure" day. Once again, we were up early and caught the 7:30 am shuttle so that we were in the park and in line for Radiator Springs...
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    Sticky: The following day was the first FULL day in...

    The following day was the first FULL day in Disneyland. Though we did have park-hopper passes, we chose not to utilize those because of the sheer amount of *walking* that would entail. Yes,...
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    Sticky: Stay-cation, Phase II! The second set of...

    Stay-cation, Phase II!

    The second set of family arrived a few days ago, from Missouri, so it was time to embark on the next phase of our at-home vacation. This family hasn't been to California in...
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    Sticky: Day 15 was the final day of Phase I, as the...

    Day 15 was the final day of Phase I, as the visitors had to go back home. So sad to say goodbye, knowing we won't see them until the next road trip eastbound, for us.

    We decided to do an afternoon...
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    Sticky: Day 13 of Phase I was another "down day". The...

    Day 13 of Phase I was another "down day". The babies needed to rest and the adults just wanted to visit without getting in the car to go someplace.

    Day 14 was "Mission San Diego de Alcala" Day....
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    Sticky: Day Eleven of Stay-Cation, Phase I, was a...

    Day Eleven of Stay-Cation, Phase I, was a relaxing day in the Phoenix area. With daytime temperatures hovering around 115 F, nobody wanted to go anywhere. The great-grandparents had a little time to...
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    Sticky: Day Nine was another "down day". Hubby and I had...

    Day Nine was another "down day". Hubby and I had some obligations, then we just enjoyed the comfort of having our daughter and her daughter visiting us.

    Day Ten was a busy day. It started by...
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    Sticky: Day 8, Phase I, was another "down day". First...

    Day 8, Phase I, was another "down day". First part of the day was spent taking one member of the family to the airport, as his part of the vacation in San Diego was over. He has to be back to work on...
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    Sticky: http://www.roadtripamerica.com/photos/data/749/med...

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    Day Seven was "Day of the Fish": we went to the Birch Aquarium. This Aquarium, located in La Jolla, is part of University of...
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    Sticky: Day Six was dedicated "Down Day". Three adults...

    Day Six was dedicated "Down Day". Three adults had bad sunburn, and two adults had some plans that could not be changed.

    One daughter and her family went over to the other daughter's house for...
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    Sticky: Photos from "Beach Day", when our grandchildren...

    Photos from "Beach Day", when our grandchildren are introduced to the Pacific Ocean for the first time.

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    Sticky: Phase I, Day Five, was declared as "Beach Day"....

    Phase I, Day Five, was declared as "Beach Day". Two members of the family had never been in the Pacific Ocean, and we needed some sort of "down day", so we made plans for the Beach. To us, that...
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    Sticky: Day Four

    Day Four of Phase I, Stay-Cation, was "Old Town San Diego State Historic Park" Day.
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    This is the home of the Wells Fargo Museum. It's...
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    Sticky: Some photos of the Del Mar Fair: ...

    Some photos of the Del Mar Fair:

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    (Merry-go-round at Del Mar Fair)

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