Full moon over L.A.

IMG_20151226_202217UA 6484 climbs out of LAX, banks left, and the full moon shoots through the window. Beautiful.

Waiting for the ride to Austin, Jadin camped out on the terminal floor, plugged in, started writing.
Waiting for the ride to Austin, Jadin camped out on the terminal floor, plugged in, started writing.
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We now resume our regularly scheduled remodel

The framer started demo this morning of the back wall of the garage, opening it up to begin building the new third bay. Photos by Ron Dahlke.

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By the end of the day the framer┬áhad two walls standing. ┬áRon reports “we are expecting rain this weekend and the framer told me he would be back on Monday.”

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Jadin’s rock is still there

Jacquela and Steven drove up the hill to the house in Ladera Heights where we married, in the back yard, where we brought Jadin home from the hospital.

The xeriscaping that mom and dad installed is filling in after 12 years away, but Jadin’s rock is still tucked into the corner between the driveway and sidewalk.

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Not the happiest place on Earth

Disneyland was packed. 90 and 120 minute waits for almost everything. What a waste of the day. isitpacked.com said “forget about it.” Disney does not report attendance in real time, so we’re just talking out of our wizard’s hat. Steven overheard several cast members talking about how this was the busiest day at the park in a long time. If there’s a next time, if, we’re going to plan differently …

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Under the layout at the Model Railroad Museum in San Diego

Steven asked. Pat said “sure, meet me at the door.” The door opens. Steven got to see how the world-class model railroad in San Diego is built, behind the door through which volunteers go to work, behind the glass walls that visitors peek through.

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Sunday in the park, Star Wars Lego edition

Instead of going to see Star Wars, Jacquela, Jadin and Steven visited LegoLand San Diego with cousin Brett and his kids, Benjamin, Lila and Josh. Here we are at the gate, above.

Lining up a shot at the Death Star, in LegoLand.
Lining up a shot at the Death Star, in LegoLand.
For his next job, Steven wants to be a master builder at Lego.
For his next job, Steven wants to be a master builder at Lego.
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