Wadi Rum

I was especially looking forward to our time in this desert, and pleased that Nashat had arranged for us to stay two nights.  I woke up very early and refreshed this morning, and went out into the desert with my camera in time to take sunrise photos. It was not an original thought, and several other […]

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Mekemsons in Applegate Valley

As I mentioned yesterday, I traveled to Southern Oregon to see Shakespeare in Ashland, but also to visit blogger Curtis Mekemson and his wife Peggy. Curtis writes a fabulous blog (and he’s a book author, too!) at Wandering Through Time and Place, and in the past years, Peggy has been a contributor. They’re clearly a […]

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Shakespeare in southern Oregon

I enjoyed my time at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival so much last year that when I received an email this Spring offering discount early bird tickets, I pounced and bought five. It took me all summer to arrange a visit south, but I finally devised a quick trip with the assistance of a fellow blogger. […]

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Track Day

  My neighbor Richard Gaboury has an annual track day at his place, co-hosted by his buddy Tim Oyler. Track Day is the most redneck fun I have all year. It might help to explain that I’m from redneck stock. The people who raised me (family+community) are good, country folk. I spent my childhood in […]

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