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Hanging On

Death Valley is one of my favorite national parks.  By its very name, one thinks of a barren wasteland where nothing can survive. One of my very first blogs had this picture as part of my “story” on Death Valley … Continue reading

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Serengeti Stand Off

I was in Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania, perched on top of a high bank watching a hippo pool below.  The small river flowed toward me straight out of the northern horizon, made a left turn at my feet and headed … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

The end of World War I was marked by Germany signing the armistice (truce) at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.  In 1919 President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11th as Armistice Day, a … Continue reading

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Cliff Palace

Mesa Verde National Park, near Cortez, Colorado, was the last stop on my 10-day photo safari.   Cliff dwellings of ancient Puebloans that inhabited the area between 700 and 1200 AD, were difficult at times to reach, but very interesting … Continue reading

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Parade of Elephants

Less than two hours from Hanksville, UT is Arches National Park near Moab, UT.  A very interesting park, filled with natural arches and unusual rock formations, like the “Parade of Elephants” above.  I drove by this formation half a dozen … Continue reading

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Hopi Point

When I left Great Sand Dunes NP, I headed west on US 160.  After a brief stop at Four Corners, I proceeded on to the Grand Canyon.  The first night I was there I went to Hopi Point which is … Continue reading

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Rank Has Its Privileges

RHIP, rank has its privileges; an old adage that is evident even in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War over 200 years ago.   When I think of Valley Forge, I think of soldiers suffering through frigid winter conditions … Continue reading

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