Category Archives: Travel

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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30 Year-Old Slides From New Mexico

The Nebraska weather has been so hot and muggy that I’ve kept myself indoors in order to stay happy and healthy. This means that some of my archiving tasks are receiving renewed attention and effort. That means the main job … Continue reading

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The Wayne Chicken Show

We people in Northeastern Nebraska are familiar with one of the few festivals that rival the State Fair as a summertime highlight… The Wayne Chicken Show. It’s a festival held each second weekend of July. As far as I know, … Continue reading

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