Category Archives: Travel

Souvenirs With Handles …Floral Friday

People throughout time have gone places and carried things back home with them. I imagine that the earliest humans traveled primarily to find food. Later, organized bands of explorers and conquerors engaged in trade and conquest and brought home treasure … Continue reading

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Hoarded Snapshots

My friend Jorge and I had been discussing natural disasters that have affected large numbers of people in the past. He brought up the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Then I remembered the three antique stereoscope photographs stored away … Continue reading

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A Few More Postcards

The cooler weather this time of the year in Nebraska brings out my feelings of nostalgia. Once in awhile, that means it’s time to haul out one of the vintage cigar boxes full of picture postcards from the shelf. This … Continue reading

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Thinking About Roller Coasters

A few years ago I visited my friend Gregg in Port Clinton, about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland, Ohio on the shore of Lake Erie. The main thing to remember about Gregg, is his obsession with roller coasters. This is … Continue reading

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Hobos

The incongruous ad caught my eye while skimming through Facebook. It was plugging “Hobo Handbags” at Nordstroms for “only” $284.90 regular price was $428.00. I said out loud, “Wait a minute!” I already knew that Nordstroms is a high-end prestigious … Continue reading

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30 Year Old Slides From The Grand Canyon

This July 18th I shared a few slides from New Mexico in 1987 with you. After my friend Sean and I could no longer see Shiprock in the background, we entered northern Arizona. We decided to stop at the Grand … Continue reading

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Perhaps A Vacation Next Year?

Hopefully all the past family business of dad’s estate will be settled by next year. It will be time to get away from Nebraska for awhile. I also need to renew my passport again. There are a lot of travel … Continue reading

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