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Photographic Memories

When Alie’s health was problematic, we decided to pursue our dream of travel.  I retired early [she says I just quit working].  Now here we are years later going strong [if not as strong]. We are grateful for every day.  … Continue reading

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“Scene” on the way; images that caught our fancy.

Blogger Curt Mekemson wrote he laughed at my photo of the stool bus.  Funny or peculiar scenes often provoke a laugh but frequently go by too quickly to photograph.  Here are some that we caught over the years.   Click on … Continue reading

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Ron Hinkle, Glassblower

We visited Ron Hinkle’s Buckhannon, West Virginia glass studio shortly after the January 2006 Sago Mine disaster that claimed 12 miners’ lives. Alie talked with the brother of one of the victims and his wife, a friend of the sole … Continue reading

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Detouring deliberately

Click on photos to enlarge. Rule seven says to choose a direction rather than a destination.  You should be open to what life offers. Driving from Florida to Pennsylvania, we took extra time in order to arrive refreshed and better … Continue reading

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Trash cans and a bicycle rack: Lake Placid, Florida

Walking down a street in Elkins, West Virginia recently, I saw a woman pick up a piece of litter and commented  how clean Elkins was. “We have been trying to ‘beautify’ the town” she replied. It seems many cultures, especially … Continue reading

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Lake Placid, Florida

Every now and then, I am amazed at the difference one person can make.  In the case of Lake Placid, Florida, it was one couple. This little town of just over two thousand people lies on a ridge that runs … Continue reading

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Wandering in San Juan

It is a luxury to just wander without a destination, without a plan.  Few people care to do it.  But I wandered for about four hours in San Juan before stopping at a tourist office to get a map.  It’s … Continue reading

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