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Columbia State Park & Big Trees State Park

On Friday I helped chaperone the Japanese students’ field trip up to Columbia State Historic Park and Big Trees State Park. There were about 7 cars each filled with students and host families. After about 1 1/2 hours of driving we made it to Columbia to meet up with a few representatives of the hosting […]

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Feeding Lorikeets

Today was a pretty lazy day spent playing games and watching a movie. We did start the day out with breakfast at IHOP and then a quick trip to our local zoo to feed the lorikeets. The girls were having fun with the birds until they decided to land on their heads and roost. Panic […]

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Yosemite National Park

This morning we headed up to Yosemite National Park to show the girls one of the many scenic wonders we’re fortunate to have in our backyard. We left at 8:00am and made good time getting up to the park, but spent an hour driving the last two miles getting to the gate. We didn’t have […]

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We arrived at Disneyland at 8:00am when the park opened and were surprised at how few people there were. Usually there’s a long line to buy tickets and an even longer line to enter the park. This time there was none of that. Maybe everyone was sleeping in after being up late the night before? […]

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Universal Studios Hollywood

We woke up around 7:30am so we could have breakfast at the hotel before heading out to Universal Studios Hollywood. When we arrived at the park there didn’t seem to be much of a crowd. Little did we know it would be the complete opposite later on. Our first stop was the Back Lot Tour. […]

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