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We met in the Summer and we walked the Fall

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  August 26th Notes: School – Ellis has acclimated to school for quite a while now.  However, she cried twice last week when I dropped her off on Tuesday and Wednesday.  And, just about every morning, she stressed to Mia…

Grand Canyon West

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  This is the second place we took off from Vegas to visit. So, according to all the reviews, this is the “fake” Grand Canyon. The real Grand Canyons are the North Rim and South. Grand Canyon West is just…

Viva… Las..

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  It was my nephew Ryan’s graduation.  We were invited so we spent the long weekend in Vegas though didn’t get to go to graduation due to some communication mishap.  And, spent some free time to visit stuff around Vegas. …

Griffith Observatory

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  This was an usual spot for me 20 some odd years ago.  But, moved away from SoCal for a few years then the observatory went through renovations and was close to impossible to find a parking spot near the…

San Jacinto Tram

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  We saw this video on youtube by Working With Lemons and got inspired.  While there were still snow up in the mountains, we wanted to get our butts where there are snow, so we could create our own version. …

Pomona Asian Expo

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  Ellis has not really spent any time with grandma before.  So, used to Pomona expo thing to give them some time together although it’s probably not the greatest thing in the world.  My mom isn’t exactly a sociopath but…

Xmas Weekend 2016

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  The pictures and videos posted on this blog were from about two and a half months.  I had just started a contract assignment with an e-commerce company and really enjoyed the xmas long weekend by spending it in San…

California Science Center

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  It’s in the same park that held the 1984 Olympics as well as the LA History Museum where we went a year ago.  This place is larger and has more things to do than we imagined.  Didn’t help that…