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A Talisman for Travelers

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First things first: the plural of “talisman” is “talismans,” not “talismen” as I hoped it would be. When traveling, you learn to abandon expectations for things to go as planned or anticipated. I’m not being snarky or a Debbie Downer, it’s just the way things are. You like one place a lot, so you linger. […]

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Cancel Your Vacation!

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Forget about the Grand Canyon, Hawaii and even Disney. The next place to go is Carlsbad Caverns in southern New Mexico. It’s an immense space with minute details. The volume of “decorations” is overwhelming. They’re massive and delicate, tiny and forceful. They’re columns that are stories tall and formations that look like drippings on an […]

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No News is Good News?

We’re taking a forced blog hiatus–terrible internet connection ruins the day. It took 20 minutes just to load this page–forget about adding photos and saving versions. There’s certainly no Starbucks in town, maaaybe a McDonalds, so I’ll see if I can find a place to post while here for the week. If not, life goes […]

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So Very Tired

No blog post today…or tomorrow by the time you get this. I’m sleepy. drove 204 gorgeous miles hiked a trail that’s now on my list of top 10 best hikes photographed by squatting, leaning, plopping started the day at 26 degrees, got to the high of 54 around 3:00, and then quickly plummeted back to […]

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Please Nominate Me for an Award

Sure, sure, I’ve asked before, and I’ll likely ask again. Because it’s working! I’m delighted to be able to tell you that I’ve won photo and writing contests this year…and that’s in large part due to your voting. The Good News You can only vote once! The Timing Nominations end Jan 15. So just go […]

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