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M i ss i ss i pp i

| February 15, 2013 | 2 Comments
M i ss i ss i pp i

In the last post I, very wrongly, bad bad me, placed Natchez in Louisiana. No, that is not the correct answer, I am the weakest link. Wet noodle, whip me now. Natchez is in Mississippi. If you are old, like me, I know when you spell Mississippi, you probably say this in your head, “em-eye-crooked […]

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Oak Park!

| July 31, 2012 | 2 Comments
Oak Park!

It’s oaky, it’s parky, it’s Oak Park, our final destination on the Amazing Epic Eastern Road Trip of 2012. I guess Oak Park is considered a suburb of Chicago, but it doesn’t resemble a suburb in the way I think of suburbs – planned communities with houses made of ticky tacky. It compares more favorably […]

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plufrompxd

| April 12, 2012 | 4 Comments
plufrompxd

Our road trips almost always involve hooking up with family or friends or both. This trip we stayed in LA with Good Friend Irene, she of constant motion who has very recently packed up and moved to Denver. Only 18 hours from Houston. Piece of cake, says I. While staying with Irene in LA, we […]

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Scenic knitting

| November 7, 2011 | 2 Comments
Scenic knitting

We made it past the poo and the dust bowl, skirted San Francisco and headed to Mendocino. Our first visit to this small town on a cliff in 2004 left us wanting to return. In fact, the picture I used on the ‘About LtD‘ page was taken in Mendocino as we waited to watch the […]

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Water tower leads to lighted breasts

| May 13, 2011 | 2 Comments
Water tower leads to lighted breasts

Water towers. I like them. I wish more towns would put some effort into making them interesting and artsy. Alas, it’s just a water tower , why bother, right? I suppose that’s how most people think. Yet, every once in a while you’ll see one with a smidge of character. Thus was the case in […]

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