Monthly Archives: December 2016

Landscape with Blue mountains

“Surely something resides in this heart that is not perishable – and life is more than a dream.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft Oil painting on panel by artist Allan Rothero painted in San Diego County circa 1974.

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Happy Holidays!

The Seaside Travelers.                                                                            … Continue reading

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Hiking Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

From a recent hike on a stormy day in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park which offers camping and hiking in an oak forest with meadows and creeks. There are over 100 miles of trails. The two campsites, Paso Picacho and Green Valley are open … Continue reading

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Urban interiors: U.S. Grant Hotel

In the 1970s and early 80s the U.S. Grant Hotel the once fabulous hotel was loosing it’s luster. Downtown San Diego was in a slight decline at that point, very different from what it is now, with all the development … Continue reading

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Orchid bathed in a brilliant morning light

Near the window, an Orchid bathed in a brilliant morning light asks me to stop… and well you know the saying. Most mornings I’m busy with some task, or maybe having an inner dialogue about what needs to be done that day. That’s all fine, but … Continue reading

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