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  • Mark’s Bark

    I visit Mark’s Bark in the off season.  During football season I stay home and pray to the football gods.  Wish Mark was open days other than Sunday.  If not for the bbq signs it’s hard to tell what is inside.  The building is nondescript.  Inside you can tell it use to be a bar.

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  • Double Happiness

    Happiness is a state I am constantly trying to achieve.  Double happiness is doubly attractive.  We first visited after a hot air balloon adventure.  I was starving after an evening of spectacular sights from among the clouds.  Double Happiness delivered with classic Chinese dishes and great service.  My current visit is after enjoying watching the […]

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  • Hard Rock Cafe – San Diego

    Each Hard Rock Cafe is like a rock and roll museum.  I like to visit when it’s not busy so I can see the memorabilia on the walls.  There is a Chris Cornell guitar and a motorcycle in this one.   Lovely stained glass windows line part of the roof.  I joined the birthday club […]

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  • Bushfire Kitchen – Del Mar

    I have been in this parking lot before.  Back when the world was younger and more innocent hot air balloons filled the sky.  I followed them on my bike as they liked to land at my high school.  When I grew up I wanted to ride in one and look from on high as some […]

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  • Back Home in Lahaina

    Air was a mix of fresh sea breeze and earthy scent of an ancient forest.  Summer’s heat was stifling but there was cool shade beneath the big banyan tree in Lahaina’s Banyan Tree Park.  It was an amazing tree with 16 trunks and the canopy covered most of the park providing shade and home for […]