A Grand View

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This photo was taken from the “Grand View Terrace” at Mount Rushmore National Park. [ Read More ]

Destined to be Hitched

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It was 1994, I was 17, and I spent my vacation working as a postal worker in a rural town south of Drenthe, Netherlands. I was looking forward to having a couple of days off from the duty. [ Read More ]

Moonshine On Airplanes?

I have never had a taste of moonshine. As best I know, I don’t think anybody I know has ever had moonshine. Well, as you can imagine, things couldn’t just continue this way. Something had to give. [ Read More ]

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Unique Cemetery

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We love to visit cemeteries throughout the country (yes, we’re weird like that). [ Read More ]

The Tale of the Missing Checklist

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Whenever I travel, I make a checklist and meticulously check off each item as I pack. Before my last trip, though, I was so frantic that I lost the piece of paper. [ Read More ]

The Pancake Story

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I love pancakes. Plain-Jane, simple warm, golden pancakes. Throw some melted butter and delicious maple syrup on there and look out! [ Read More ]

It’s All About Colors

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Sitting in the second row of the coach class during a lengthy flight, my wife and I were able to hear a flight attendant as he pushed a wine cart down the aisle in the first-class section. [ Read More ]

A Christmas Present In Thailand

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When I first arrived in Thailand years ago, I promised myself I wouldn’t get locked into a relationship, for many reasons. But I ended up in a serious relationship with a woman named Cake – yes, the kind that sits in a dessert case. [ Read More ]

What is THAT?!

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The photo was taken during vacation last December at Venice Beach, CA. This is my eldest son’s reaction to his very first sighting of beached seaweed.  He hasn’t been able to eat nori ever since. [ Read More ]

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