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White Knuckle Driving – My England Experience


2 Weeks and 3500 miles. After getting my BMW diesel automatic (thank God) with built-in Navigation, I was following instructions out of the city to our first hotel near Bedford. It would have been very difficult without the calm English-accented … Continue reading

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Dad died and we went to California


Dad never traveled far. As he got older anything more than an hour from home seemed to trigger some anxiety. So, he never would have been able to join us for this trip if he was still alive. After the … Continue reading

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Gateway Arch, USA


At 630 feet it’s the tallest man-made monument in the USA. Gateway to the West, is pretty wild to look at and makes you wonder why it doesn’t just blow over in a heavy storm. Taking the egg-shaped elevator cars … Continue reading

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Monument Valley


Photos of one of my favorite places taken on the weekend of February 25th, 2012.

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No, we didn’t make it to Maui


I guess I knew it was a possibility, when I signed up for buddy passes for a week trip to Hawaii at a pre-paid timeshare resort. But for some reason, I thought for sure there would be at least 2 … Continue reading

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Are we under attack? Libya 2006


t Better Days….   That was our first gut impression. But it was only kids playing with firecrackers on the streets outside the hotel. We had arrived in Tripoli, Libya and were a bit apprehensive at first. Posters of  Muammar … Continue reading

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Buddha Buddha Here’s a Buddha, There’s a Buddha


I think it is the latest rage, Buddhamania. He’s everywhere now….all over blogs like tinybuddha, buddhist blog rings, Buddha blog, even Buddha dog animal massage! The zen of it all. What’s the draw? Face it-Buddha is a cool dude. Just … Continue reading

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If it’s yellow-let it mellow, if it’s brown-flush it down


This was one of the rules where I stayed, near the Haitian tent camp last week. Although I was sleeping in a tent, I had access to toilets and to conserve precious water this sign was posted over the toilets. … Continue reading

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Airport blogging


It’s my first time. blogging on a cell phone pad. I’m now in Dallas and about to catch a fly to Miami ending the first leg of this trip to Haiti. I’m headed back for another week, this time joining … Continue reading

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Oatman, AZ and Wild Burros.


Most people in Arizona have never heard of the little ghost town in the northwest part of the state. About 30 miles southwest of Kingman, Oatman, Arizona was a busy town when gold was discovered nearby in . The mine … Continue reading

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