By Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Thousands of children visiting the San Juan Capistrano Mission are taught the mission was constructed solely using adobe brick, red brick, and sandstone. However, this is not the truth. We must go back to the 3rd grade for keen observation of the truth. The following is a test I learned … More The Curse of Capistrano. Passing the fourth grade.
Rise of the Jedi- Archaeologist. Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Jedi– The light and truth. Archaeologist– A person who studies human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains. Not everything is as it seems. The below image of a sliced Franklinite (rock from New Jersey) showing … More Rise of the Jedi- Archaeologist.
The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal composition and construction. by Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) The San Juan Capistrano (SJC) ruin has carved stone columns, pillars, and skeletal arches made of volcanic Tuff, a rock mixture of silica ash and Pumice. Pumice is a porous rock created by a volcanic eruption. A pyroclastic lava … More The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Skeletal Composition and Construction.