Secret Identity …

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Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Today is the shortest day of the year and the official start of Winter, although it’s hard to believe that’s true here in San Diego. For those few that follow me–and/or peek in every once in a while–on here, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all. I had a great (and at times horrible) 2018, highlighted by the trip of the lifetime commemorated in the above image. I wish all of you the very best in 2019. I hope to have more of an online presence, including on this blog in the coming year. In the meantime (unabashed plug):

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Friday Flashback #042 …

One thing I will definitely miss this year: my annual trip to New York City. I’ve gone to the Big Apple almost every year since 1971 (God, that’s almost 50 years now!). It started as a bus trip to go to comics conventions, but I quickly fell in love with the city outside the confines of a comics-filled hotel ballroom (I still love that, though). Here’s Gapstow Bridge in the southern part of Central Park, near the Plaza Hotel. It’s an amazing site for photos. I know I’ll get back to NYC soon … It just seems weird not making my usual fall pilgrimage.

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Friday Flashback #041 …

Up in the air, somewhere … I’m guessing this is the approach to the Portland Airport on one of my trips “home” to visit the “mothership” (Powell’s Books). Portland is a little too quirky for me, but God, I LOVE that bookstore, and am totally fine going up just to visit that store once a year or so. I like taking photos from planes; I like the curve of the horizon, the patchwork grids of the ground, the texture of the mountains and–when you’re low enough–the water.

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Friday Flashback #040 …

Okay, back to San Diego and the up-and-coming section of town known as South Park. This neighborhood is in transition and seeing a lot of new restaurants and shops coming into play, but there is still the old, faithful businesses that have been there forever, like California Liquor, with this charming mural.

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Friday Flashback #039 …

Okay … last London pic for a bit (but follow me on Instagram for much, much more of my current trip abroad … see the link below), and yes, this is pushing the season a bit. I absolutely loved being in London close to Christmas, when I visited back in 2016. The city goes all out for the holiday and it was amazing to see it decorated. The above shot was from near Covent Garden. This year I’m going back before the actual decorating will start, I imagine, but someday I hope to go back during Christmas season once again.

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