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American Weirdness: Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? Adventures in Nevada

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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After our visit to Montana and a stop in Idaho’s north panhandle, we found ourselves in terrains and climates much more hospitable than what we

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Three
Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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We did not know what to expect from Arkansas. Its northern neighbor, Missouri, which we visited the previous summer during the longer Weirdness trip, had

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Two
Kansas and Oklahoma

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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After a delightful two days in Kansas City, we headed for Topeka, the state’s capital. As we headed further away from the dramatic riverside hills

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American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part One
Kansas City, MO

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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After we were waylaid by the winter storms in December 2013 – on the day we were planning to head up to Albuquerque and revel

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American Weirdness: Bringing It All Back Home – Indiana

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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My child-hood home I see again, And gladden with the view; And still as mem’ries crowd my brain, There’s sadness in it too– O memory!

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Dad's Pocket Watch

Happy Father’s Day!

Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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Mothers got there first. After President Woodrow Wilson signed a declaration making the second Sunday in May a special day for mothers, individuals in many

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American Weirdness: I Can See For Miles – Montana

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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And when I feel That the world’s too much for me, I think of the big sky, And nothing matters much to me… – The

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American Weirdness: In The Mitten –
Sights and Sites in Central Michigan

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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It is easy to (playfully) classify people from some of the smaller states in the Northeast: everyone from Massachusetts sounds like a Kennedy, while over

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