On Memorial Day…

In front of each impeccably-maintained, white marble headstone, shaped as a cross or the Star of David, stands a small American flag and French flag. At Normandy’s American Cemetery, you’ll find 9,387 examples of this, plus many more within the Garden of the Missing, a wall that lists the names of 1500+ American soldiers whose remains … More On Memorial Day…

Hindsight: Thoughts About the Southwest from “Back Home”

We’ve been home for a little while now. I’ve shuffled through my pictures at least once, perhaps twice. As I return to the routine-driven life, I wish to be back on my feet again, tromping through sand or rocks or clay in my hikers, which are now worn in, cozy, and have most definitely lost … More Hindsight: Thoughts About the Southwest from “Back Home”

One more: ABQ & the Uplifting Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque: our final destination, and one to be reached by an extended drive beginning at pre-dawn hours in the Grand Canyon. We passed through the mountains surrounding Flagstaff and then the desert of Arizona before arriving in New Mexico, where rounded red rocks surrounded us prior to our ABQ arrival. It was here we would … More One more: ABQ & the Uplifting Balloon Fiesta