Category Archives: Travel

Santa’s North Pole

It’s all white and pristine snow. Sparkling ice crystals constantly send forth dancing rays of multicolored light. There’s a special energy here.  It’s invigorating.  Makes a body feel young again.  The whole place exudes joy and love.  Gentle laughter drifts … Continue reading

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Deer Crossing Signs

Deer Crossing signs. I’m sure you’ve seen them. Especially when you’re driving through forests and mountainous regions. But—have you seen any deer crossing the road at one of those signs? I haven’t. No, if a deer decides to cross a … Continue reading

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Forlorn Highway

It’s a state road and it connects with two very busy, heavily used north/south highways.  If a traveler needs a shortcut from one of those routes to the other this road would definitely be the one to use.  Yet it … Continue reading

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Port Bolivar Ferry

Taking the ferry from Galveston to the Bolivar Peninsula was something I really enjoyed and was part of just about every trip I made to Galveston. I made the crossing many times in a car but usually I preferred to … Continue reading

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Caves

I’ve visited a number of caves over the years and as I sit here thinking about it there is one question that stands out. That question is, “Why? Why did I go to all of those caves?” I don’t like … Continue reading

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How Not To Photograph A Creek

During the years I lived in the Dallas area my favorite spot to go on my days off was a neat little place in Oklahoma, not very far past the state line. It’s called Turner Falls. The waterfall there is … Continue reading

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First Visit To Lake Tahoe – Part 2

After a restful sleep we were up early and ready for a day of exploring. After a nice breakfast at one of the casinos we headed over to Emerald Bay on the west shore. There I finally got my first … Continue reading

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First Visit To Lake Tahoe – Part 1

In the 1980s we were on a trip out west. We stopped at the junction of US 6 and SR 120 to get gas. I wanted to go to Yosemite so we asked if Tioga Pass was open. We were … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t The Highway Patrol

It was already dark as we were heading east on our way back home from a trip to Yosemite. We topped a pass and immediately noticed the flashing red light of a patrol car on the far side of the … Continue reading

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San Antonio

One summer when I was still quite young my mother and dad took my sister and I to San Antonio. I had gotten my very own Kodak Brownie camera for Christmas and I was going to finally get to really … Continue reading

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