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The Ghost of Katrina, Jefferson Davis, and the Beach

Two Hurricanes and the Angry Gods. It is ironical. We should have been enjoying Buck Island at Tamarind Reef Resort on St. Croix, USVI. Hurricane Maria thought otherwise and plowed down everything it could on the island. In December, only … Continue reading

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Mississippi Blues Pilgrimage

Mississippi Blues Don’t Make You Blue! Who da’ thought that tooling down to the Mississippi coast would be such a learning experience! Arkansas Our first stop on our way to Buccaneer State Park in Waveland, Mississippi was Dardanelle State Park … Continue reading

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Forty-Two Years Later…. From Tom’s Dashboard!

Munich in 2017!!!! Day One   It took only 42 years. After my sophomore year in high school in 1975, at age 16, I participated in an exchange program with a Catholic girl’s boarding school in Altotting Germany, located between … Continue reading

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Find a Friend and Fall in LOVE!!

Pets ALWAYS love you!  It is Magical! My first dog, “Jack” was a collie,. He had lots of fur and stayed outside in his own house. We were always friends until the dog-catcher came and took him away. My dad … Continue reading

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Sleeping in the Bush!

RV’s Galore! Tom and I spent our honeymoon in a tent on the shores of a lake somewhere in Wisconsin. We don’t remember the spot? (Maybe global warming swallowed it up!) I do remember that Tom woke me up at … Continue reading

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Tom’s Dashboard. Reflections on “Stepping in the River Twice”

Tom’s Dashboard.  An RV with no Name! Thirty-five days on the road in an RV with no name. Marla, Twinks, Hillary and me, plus all the stuff we could squeeze into the 34 foot Canyon Star (2 guitars, 1 keyboard, … Continue reading

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Float with Your Dog down the Colorado River!

Discover the Cities and Towns of Our Country! We left Moab a few days ago taking U128 East to Interstate 70 heading home through Colorado and that pesky State of Kansas. This ancient road creeps along the Colorado River hugging … Continue reading

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From Tom’s Dashboard. Solar Energy and Milt’s Diner

Solar and the Energy Future. Texas and Oklahoma had the wind turbines. In New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, everywhere you look you find solar energy panels. We found them on houses, small company building, lights on signs along the highway, … Continue reading

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Through Rain and Wind and Weather ….

Be Thankful! Life in the high desert of Utah is harsh and demanding.  I woke up one night with the tune “Rawhide” bouncing in my head.   There is no phone service.  WIFI flickers like a candle.  Gas stations serve as … Continue reading

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There is Magic in “them there hills.”

A Quasi-Disney Experience at Zion National Park The minute we jumped on the required shuttle to visit this majestic park, I felt like I was having a virtual experience. Take off the glasses! Wait, isn’t this live? Aren’t I physically … Continue reading

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