Memory Monday, Week 132

I think it was April 1980 when I went along with my parents, my sister, and my niece and nephew to visit the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Sadly, I barely paid any attention to the other historic ships because I was much too enthralled by the Star of India; I shared my photos from that day in October 2018 […]

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Memory Monday, Week 131

During Christmas and summertime school breaks back in the early 1980s, I got pretty used to spending roughly eight hours on the road, driving to Southern California in my parents’ VW camper to visit my eldest sister’s family. Once there, we usually stayed for about a week and found time to visit various local attractions — Disneyland, the San Diego […]

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Memory Monday, Week 86

This week I’m sharing a few more pictures from visits to San Diego in the early 1980s. I had (and still have) a serious fascination with historic sailing ships, so visiting the full-rigged ship Star of India¬†at the Maritime Museum of San Diego was a serious thrill. Another popular tourist spot was the Point Loma Lighthouse; it’s definitely photogenic, as […]

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