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Our first backroads adventure: Zion, the finale.

We did not know it then, but 1997 was a great time to visit Zion National Park.  We were able to drive into the park.  It was not crowded on the trails, and at points, we were even able to … Continue reading

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A place to warm body and soul on a cold day.

We enjoyed visiting the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Columbus, Ohio even before we moved here. Once we moved, we bought a membership so that we could visit the special displays in both indoor and outdoor gardens during … Continue reading

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Murals, Green Bay Wisconsin

Murals were semi-unusual when we began post-retirement travels in 2000.  One in Cortez, Colorado was so unusual, I actually remember it from 1980.  Now they brighten otherwise drab walls across the nation. Here are just a few of many found … Continue reading

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Random photos from our recent wanderings.

Some people are so creative. We did not plan a trip to look at fall colors, but they were great. Click on photos to enlarge.

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Some Favorite Photographs

Like many travel bloggers, I have spent a lot of time during the Covid-19 lock-down looking at photos.  It has been a rewarding experience leaving me grateful every day for all the opportunities we have had. I know nothing about F-stops, … Continue reading

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With the wealthy in Peru

“I like the wealthy; I like the way they live; I like the way I live when I am with them.”  That is a distortion of something said in a movie, but sometimes I identify with it. Another phrase we … Continue reading

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Postcards from San Gimignano, Italy

We are in a period of transition, first the restrictions of the pandemic and then the disruption of a move.  Our travel has been limited, and I took the opportunity to look back and relish many amazing experiences we had … Continue reading

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U.S. National Parks; the last set

These are photos from the last of our list of U.S. National Parks.  Visit the previous weeks to see the others. Pandemic restrictions are gradually being lifted as I write this, and I hope we can all travel more frequently … Continue reading

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Oklahoma State Sugar Arts Show and Grand National Wedding Cake Competition

Alie loves baking; I love eating.  It is a match made in heaven.  But years of rheumatoid arthritis have crippled her hands, so she can only admire talented cake decorators. Kerry Vincent, an Australian-born cake designer, was founder of the … Continue reading

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National parks, part 2: Begin to dream.

When does a trip begin?  Does it begin when you leave?  Or does it begins when you dream, when you have an idea? I am writing this while we are still locked down by the pandemic.  As I wrote two … Continue reading

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