Monthly Archives: June 2012

A few final words-Mazatlan

At breakfast under the palapa, we spotted the cargo ship going out to Islas Marias, the “Mary Islands”.  This group of islands about 62 miles off the coast of the Mexican mainland is named for three biblical women.  The area … Continue reading

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A lazy day in Paradise-Mazatlan

Emma and Dudley are leaving today, so we started with a large breakfast under the palapa to fortify them for the journey.  When Maggie graduated, Emma started the tradition of taking pictures of all us in t-shirts from the college … Continue reading

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Game Fishing in Mazatlan

The boys headed out on a fishing trip today.  They were all up very early as they had to be at the marina at 7:00.  There were steady rains in the morning and the start of their trip was delayed.  … Continue reading

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Exploring Mazatlan, Mexico

We began today with a walk along the coastline on the concrete boardwalk, the Malecon, with its bronze statues and coves.  Cero De La Neveria (“icebox hill”)-the hill where the home is located-separates the colonial city from the modern city.  … Continue reading

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Travel to Mazatlan, Mexico

Rocky and I are off to Mazatlan for a family trip.   When I was a child and teen, Mexico was a safe destination and a favorite spring break spot.  Then a series of kidnappings changed our feeling about young people … Continue reading

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Graduation Day for Edina High School

Emma and I drove ourselves out to Lake Calhoun for another morning walk.  I started out in the opposite direction to get a different perspective on the view.  The crowd was a little different, but I am already spotting people … Continue reading

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The city of 10,000 Lakes

We got up early this morning.  Emma has been working hard to be in great shape for her wedding next weekend, so we wanted to get in a walk before the graduation weekend activities started for the day.  My brother, … Continue reading

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