Jacob Goodwin

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Mount San Gorgonio Hike

Published on Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Having been back in Southern California for 2 whole weeks, I decided with my friend Marina to waste no time in summiting the tallest peak in Southern California, Mount San Gorgonio.

Ghost 2 Theme Test

Published on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

This is a page to test some of the new features of Ghost 2.*.

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Connections in Colombia

Published on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Conversations and connections on my current visit to Colombia.

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Experience at La Basílica

Published on Monday, January 9th, 2017

I have visited several major catholic sites, but this visit to the Villa de Guadalupe in Mexico City was a powerfully spiritual and emotional experience I hope to remember. So I write in the off chance four or five of you find this interesting. I also thank to girl on my Teotihuacan tour for recommending this site, as there was some chance I wasn't going to make it. Upon first entering the complex of the Villa, I headed into the modern basilica where a mass was being held. A hope pervaded the r...

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Big Basin in the Spring Rain

Published on Sunday, April 10th, 2016

I hadn't been to Big Basin State Park since August, 2013. That, of course, was late in the summer after a fairly dry winter. Since there was a nice spring rain overnight, I decided to go check out the waterfalls at Big Basin while there was some serious runoff. I intended to take the Sunset, Berry Creek Falls, and Skyline-to-Sea loop, however the Berry Creek Trail and the Sunset Trail west of the Timms Creek Trail were closed from storm damage. And since I am a rule abiding fella, I was only ab...