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Personal Trifecta

It began like this. Early in the year, I learned that the US Air Force Museum was going to unveil the Memphis Belle B-17 exhibit in early May. I called my friend, John (of Michigan and New Orleans trips “fame”), … Continue reading

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Memphis Belle Exhibit Opens at Air Force Museum

Grand opening accompanied by fly-overs and ramp tours of WWII B-17 bombers and P-51 fighters. Early in 2018, the US Air Force Museum announced that it would be unveiling a new exhibit dedicated to the Memphis Belle, and that the … Continue reading

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A Ferry for Two…

Cars, That Is. There are two ways to get from Ophelia, Virginia to Sunnybank, Virginia: either Hacks Neck Road to US 360 (18 miles) or via State Rt 644 (2 miles). A no-brainer, you say; “down State Rt 644!” Well, … Continue reading

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An Affordable Telephoto

Photo of the Week In preparation for a trip this summer, I was looking for an affordable telephoto lens that would deliver acceptable, if not better quality for my Nikon. I selected the Tamron 70-300. Priced less than $200 it … Continue reading

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The Grand Canyon – of the Yellowstone

Photo of the week Travel is one of the best teachers. Until this summer, I assumed there was only one “Grand Canyon.” There are spectacular views into the river-cut gorge of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, not far from … Continue reading

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One Word Sunday Challenge: Horizon

One Word Sunday Challenge: Horizon Looks like I am late to the party, but in response to Debbie (at Travel With Intent) has issued the “One Word Sunday Challenge”–Horizon.  I could not pass up this opportunity to share my favorite … Continue reading

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Mystery Monolith

Photo of the Week – Mystery Monolith I snapped a photo of this impressive unidentified red stone monolith as we cruised along–I believe–I 70 approaching US 89 in Utah. Judging from the sequence in photos, it could have been along … Continue reading

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