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Insights from home, away, and at sea
Insights from home, away, and at sea

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Who doesn't want a free cruise tour with a celebrity game warden?
“See the lady in the pink shirt? I think she’s from Colorado. She’s got a blog and everything.” I was actually wearing green, so I overheard Emily Ford, the event organizer, pointing a faux me out to her setup team. A retired Water Resources Director and…
Crustacean Liberation Cruise
Crustacean Liberation Cruise
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DISCOVERING MEANING II--Sotol
Mind boggling, the truths archeologists can tease out of an ancient glob.http://breathtakebyways.com/2018/03/discovering-meaning-ii-sotol/
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A GIFT FROM THE ORIENT

We needed souvenirs for ranching men, and what better than knives? But Chinese gift-shopkeepers carried no knives. A knife, given as a gift, would signify...
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Who’d have thought an obscure canyon in west Texas shelters the oldest known writings in the Americas?  These icons were painted about the time the pyramids were going up in Egypt. I’d never fully connected primitive pictures with writing, but these…
Discovering Meaning
Discovering Meaning
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A history mystery for Halloween
John Wilkes Booth’s grave seems a likely top attraction for Baltimore’s Green Mount Cemetery.  The staff is happy to mark the location on a map, and that took us to the family plot, but even so, there was no finding J.W.  What we did find was actually…
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I bought this helmet (clearance priced) in 1975 when patriotism wasn’t cool. Steve and I have worn it for 42 years, off and on, and the only comment I remember about the design was a neighbor calling me a hippie –until last summer. Half a dozen ATV riders…
Retro Cool
Retro Cool
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I may not be smarter than this five-year-old, and now she's six!
My revered ancestor, Aud the Deep-Minded, had nothing on the five-year-old girl who attended my Viking presentation at the Penrose Community Library.  Freya’s parents had their hands full keeping their busy one inbounds through 40 minutes of adult-level…
Freya the Sharp Minded
Freya the Sharp Minded
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Baltimore’s 65 acre Green Mount Cemetery seemed perfect for my morning constitutional, but the inscriptions so hobbled my pace, I could hardly claim any physical exercise.  Every tombstone offered a glimpse of a story that left me wondering over the rest.
Memorial Tales
Memorial Tales
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How badly do you want to be remembered?
Johns Hopkins loved his cousin, but couldn’t marry her because they were Quakers. Instead they married no one and joined in a lifetime platonic partnership.  With no heirs, the successful J. Hopkins designated his entire fortune to found Johns Hopkins…
Ensuring Memorability
Ensuring Memorability
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