Tag: San Diego

Comic Con Preview Night

Attended Preview Night for this year’s Comic Con. Sets the tone for the next four days.

Post Summer Rain Sunset

Another amazing San Diego sunset after an unexpected but welcome mid-summer late afternoon rain.

Witnessed the Parade of Flamingos

While walking around SeaWorld I also got to join in with the Parade of the Flamingos.

Penguin Experience Tour at SeaWorld

Went on the behind-the-scenes Penguin Experience Tour with Lisa and her daughter Megan. It was my fifth time taking this tour and it was just as amazing as the other four times. We met penguin #0282 which was a juvenile male. Cathie was our excellent tour guide and Carrie was the keeper who presented to …

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Another Day at the San Diego Zoo

Spent the day at the San Diego Zoo (my 16th so far this year), most of it with Heather and her daughter Lauren. Here are my 4 four favorite animal photos as well as some lunch pictures. There’s Frank, the under two year old Western Lowland Gorilla, a Flamingo chick and it’s mom, an Orangutan with a …

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Drove from Phoenix to San Diego

After a pretty decent breakfast, we left the Holiday Inn Express in Goodyear and, stopping in Gila Bend, Arizona to walk around, drove back home to San Diego.

Kimi’s Graduation Dinner Celebration

After my niece Kimi had her high school graduation this afternoon, we all met at Islands at La Jolla Village Square for a celebratory dinner. I had the highly recommended fish tacos, which were very good.

Antiques Roadshow

Went to a taping of the Antiques Roadshow today at the San Diego Convention Center with my mom. She had four things to appraise.

Old Town, Coronado and Seaport Village

A very full last day for Kate and Jasmine. We walked around Old Town and had lunch at Coyote Café before driving across the bridge to the Ferry Landing in Coronado to walk around. Then we went back to Seaport Village to walk around and watched the the USS Ronald Reagan leave port.

San Diego Zoo Trip #13 This Year

Spent the whole day at the San Diego Zoo with my mom (for a while), Kate and her daughter Jasmine. Took another 590 pictures to add to my thousands.

Penguin Experience at SeaWorld San Diego

Got to pet a Magellanic Penguin and go inside the 27 degree Penguin Encounter exhibit.

Blue Horizons at SeaWorld

Attended the new dolphin show at SeaWorld in San Diego. It was the very first public showing and only for SeaWorld passholders.

Coronado Bay Bridge Run/Walk Photos

I finally got around to fixing and uploading to Facebook all the Coronado Bay Bridge Run/Walk photos from May 16. The walk was about four miles, from downtown San Diego, over the Bay Bridge and finishing on Coronado Island. This year I went with Rodrigo, Sylvia, Heather, Lauren, Meghan and Ryan. We took Bryan’s number …

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Walked the Coronado Bridge

Participated in the Navy’s 24th Original Bay Bridge Run/Walk with Rodrigo, Sylvia, Heather, Lauren, Meghan and Ryan, taking lots of pictures along the entire route. It was a sold out event with 8,000 participants. Unfortunately it was a very overcast day so pictures of downtown were a little flat.

Malayan Tiger

Photo I took of a female Malayan Tiger at the San Diego Zoo in April. She was waiting for a keeper, who was standing right next to me, to throw a raw meatball to her.