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Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory: It’s very easy to let fear keep us from traveling abroad, what with the news media reporting all kinds of horrible things that happen both here at home in the States or overseas. But my experience has been … Continue reading

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Portugal, Spain and Italy

My brother, Bill and I just got back from a trip to Portugal, Spain and Italy.  It was the first time we’d traveled extensively together on our own. We’re both experienced travelers and we’ve usually traveled with our wives or … Continue reading

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The Howls of Echo Canyon

Any trip I take out West always includes some aspect of Native American study. It’s always been an interest of mine – as cultures migrate and confront each other, or progress intrudes on sacred values and finally, the displaced souls … Continue reading

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Hawaii by James Michener

I just finished Hawaii by James Michener.  It’ll go down as one of my all time favorite books and judging by the awards, movies and TV series made from this historical novel, it’s obvious that lots of others feel the … Continue reading

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The Lorraine Motel

Last week, on a whim, Patty and I hopped in the car and drove up to Memphis, Tennessee to satisfy my travel hunger.  I’d talked with her about Sun Studios where Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis … Continue reading

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Chaco Culture National Historic Park

Part of my road trip in June included a stop at the Chaco Culture National Historic Park. It’s located in northwestern New Mexico.  This was part of my studies of ancient cultures as well as filling in part of the … Continue reading

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