Archive | July, 2017

San Diego and beyond: Southern California, Day 11 (27 July 2017)

USS Midway Museum Our last activity in San Diego for this trip was to do something new to us, visiting the USS Midway Museum. As it wasn’t opened as a museum until 2004, it wasn’t a tourist offering when we lived in Southern California in the early 1990s. The USS Midway was an aircraft carrier of the […]

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Doing (more of) San Diego: Southern California, Day 10 (26 July 2017)

OK folks, I know we are starting to run way behind in the blog. This is partly due being on the road – well, to and in San Diego – for three days, and partly because our San Diego hotel’s wireless was woeful. I didn’t finish the last post until 1.30am because the connection kept […]

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Swallows and Sunshine: Southern California, Day 9 (25 July 2017)

Mission to see a mission Two things we love to do when we visit SoCal, besides see friends of course, is – no, not go to Disneyland, but to go to Joshua Tree National Park and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Given it’s mid-summer we are giving the desert-located Joshua Tree a miss this trip, but […]

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Summer day activities: Southern California, Days 6-7 (22-23 July 2014)

Reversing the norm For a number of reasons we reversed the norm this day, Saturday, and had a quiet morning followed by an active afternoon. Len and I started by lunching at a chain restaurant called Rubio’s, which describes itself as “coastal inspired fresh Mexican food”. We both had salad, mine a very tasty chicken […]

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