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Hotel Del Coronado Illuminated

The Hotel Del Coronado was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. It opened in 1888 and is still going strong. I finally got to see “The Del” Christmas lights one night last week. We joined two of our good … Continue reading

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Summer’s end

Today is the first day of autumn, but you’d never know it around here. 95 degrees yesterday, and probably today too! It’s getting a little old, but I shouldn’t complain after the beastly winter we had last year. Please, no … Continue reading

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Sad photos and monuments

A recent comment made me think about old photos and how they can make you sad, whereas paintings or drawings don’t. I know I experience a bit of melancholy when I see old photographs of people in an antique store. … Continue reading

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Twilight and leaded glass

Oh, I hope you’re not expecting a blog about the “Twilight” series! I guess that word is forever linked with the vampire set now. This is about¬†real twilight, that subdued light right after sunset. But first, one more shot of … Continue reading

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