ALL ABOARD!

March 27, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
She was on a train, somewhere in The Rocky Mountains … Sounds like the beginning of a story in the J. Peterman catalogue I know, but my train ride through The Rockies was by all means a highlight of my trip to (ultimately) Washington DC this month. Unlike air travel, you get plenty of room in coach class on the train. There are even footrests t...
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BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH!

March 26, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Most people I tell this story to start to laugh about halfway through, and I can laugh now, but it wasn’t funny at the time! I had quite an experience in Washington DC when I was there a few days before St. Pat’s. I was there to visit my daughter, who lives in Takoma Park, Maryland, and I spent most of my time with her, her husband, and their ador...
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TRIP REPORT: MEXICAN HAT, UTAH

March 09, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
On our recent trip to Monument Valley Tribal Park, we stayed in beautiful downtown Mexican Hat, Utah, which is about 20 miles north of the border with Arizona. We arrived during the last few days of February, and most places around there were closed for the winter season. I suppose the people who live around there were on vacation elsewhere. Their...
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LOOKING FORWARD TO SUMMER? ME TOO!

January 29, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
Life has been different for me for the last couple of months. Ever since I returned from my trip to Death Valley, anyway, which was right at the beginning of December. For the last couple of years it’s always been go-go-go as I’ve been exploring Western Colorado, Utah and The Colorado Plateau. I’m becoming an expert on this region! But, between win...
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THE JOY OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MEDITATION

January 14, 2022  •  Leave a Comment
We had a very dry autumn season in Western Colorado. Almost no rain at all, and no snow until after Christmas. The temperature, likewise, stayed mild. I was still eating lettuce out of my garden half-way though November. With the fall color season behind me, and no snow to photograph either, I ended up staying home for most of the month of Decembe...
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