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Friday, July 26, 2013

Friday Round-Up

I went down to the rose garden at Balboa Park today.  Did not find what I was looking for, but there were a lot of pretty roses.  Was not as rosy-smelly as I would have thought, though.

The white roses are Gourmet Popcorn.  I do not know what the red ones are.

Another angle/cropping, another image.

Since I didn't find what I was looking for at the rose garden, my back up plan was to stop by the Marston House.  I did find what I was looking for there, and it was my 2,000th.  I got a congratulatory email from the CO (cache owner) just after logging my find.

So here are some pics from around the estate.

Long red brick chimney.  I was going for some kind of artistic selfie, as the kids say, here.

Too much sun.

Well, so much for art.

These gutters look like copper, I wonder if they are?  Very antique-y looking!

I guess you can bring your dog in, too.

I love the stately pines.  If you visit the Wikipedia page for the George W. Marston House you will see a photo showing the house with no trees around at all!

Well, that is an unfortunate branch, I did not notice that!

I did not take the tour, but one could, I guess.

Some will be interested to know I drove on the freeway there and back.  It wasn't too bad.

I went to Albertsons afterwards and bought a bunch of stuff, mostly what was on the list I forgot to bring, but I did forget the oatmeal.

Ta ta for now!


seesta putt putt said...

Nice house

Anonymous said...

Madeline's sister got married at that house. On the lawn, actually.

Deanne said...

Guess the cardboard didn't get ya.

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