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A Grand Adventure, Day 3: The Petrified Forest

TRIP DATES: June 11, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM The third day of our adventure out west in June 2017 was a long drive from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Tusayan, Arizona featuring a drive through the north end of … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Days 1 & 2: From Cadillac Ranch to TinkerTown

TRIP DATES: June 9-10, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM Over a quarter century ago my father and I went west in his Volkswagen camper, with him showing me highlights of central New Mexico, southwestern Colorado, and Arizona. In 2013 … Continue reading

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Overlooking Lake Leatherwood

March 16, 2017 | PHOTO ALBUM | SLIDESHOW A year ago, Wendy and I visited Lake Leatherwood for the first time, circumnavigating the lake on a four-mile hike on the Beacham Trail. Wendy had enjoyed searching for rocks with crystals … Continue reading

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Butler Hollow to Radium Hollow

March 15, 2017 For Spring Break 2017, Wendy and I returned to Sugar Ridge Resort on Arkansas’ Beaver Lake for a few days of relaxation. We first stayed there in June 2014, and it has been our Spring Break destination … Continue reading

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Standing Bear: “I am a man”

In January 2017, Wendy and I traveled to Ponca City to enjoy the Mexican food at Enrique’s restaurant. As we drove through town, we spied a large statue of a Native American just north of the Phillips refinery. Intrigued, we … Continue reading

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Bluestem Lake & Bird Creek School

March 12, 2017 | PHOTO ALBUM | SLIDESHOW The first Sunday of Spring Break 2017 found me tramping down the spillway of Bluestem Lake while, 25 miles to the east, Wendy was at home building a new rose bed. I … Continue reading

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Honeymoon, Days 14-16: Back to U.S.

TRIP DATE: July 15-17, 2016 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUMĀ | Other Honeymoon Posts Frankly, I never thought it would take me over six months to finish the posts about our honeymoon, but this school year has been a doozy for … Continue reading

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