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You write your own history

Twenty-one years ago, my grandfather died at the age of 92 in the same house he grew up in. Next to the old pendulum clock in his living room, above his favorite chair, hung his wedding photo, a sepia colored ...
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Brins Mesa

There certainly is something that makes this place very unique, making you want to return. Eventually, you will appreciate this spiritual and sacred place, it had been for Indians for thousands of years. "Energy Vortexes" or not, the sandstone contains ...
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Any of you boys seen an aircraft-carrier around here?

.. at the very end of Oceanside Pier, looking toward the setting sun .. "She's lost that loving feeling.." In the 1986 movie Top Gun, this is the house the female love interest [Kelly McGillis as "Charlie"] lived in and ...
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American Graffiti, again.

Two years ago on a Thursday night, just after I had learned about the “Ramona American Graffiti Cruise Night”, I got the chance to take a couple of pictures. The pictures together with my thoughts can still be found here ...
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The long road to Seattle

I don’t know where or when it started - maybe it was way back in middle school, when his ultrasonic distance meter won the science fair, or in 2012, the year when he spoke on “Digital Signal Processing with Android and ...
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Victor at Sage Hill Drive

Only a few weeks after having considered shooting at San Diego Country Estates' Sage Hill Drive, Victor contacted me. Victor is a Financial Consultant and founder of Orgallic. Orgallic mission is to enrich humanity through the global, ethical, and accountable pursuit of modern ...
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Tis the Season

About 1,400 ft above sea level and 40 miles east of San Diego, Ramona is located within the beautiful Santa Maria Valley. With a population of about 31,000, the still unincorporated community includes both Ramona and the adjacent San Diego Country ...
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Kassel, a city in northern Hesse, Germany

documenta is an exhibition of contemporary art which takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany. It was founded by artist, teacher and curator Arnold Bode in 1955. Kassel happens to be my hometown - so I might not be ...
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Small Business Showcase – Beth Prinz

Last weekend, I had the pleasure to photograph Beth Prinz in her sewing room, located in the back of the 1st floor of her Ramona home. The room has a big east facing window (high-up, close to ceiling), which nicely frames the lush east ...
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Crusin’ Main Street

Tribute to “American Graffiti” Written by George Lucas and Gloria Katz, Universal Pictures and Lucasfilm released American Graffiti in August 1973, a film featuring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, but also Harrison Ford and Mackenzie Phillips. A couple of high school grads spend one final ...
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