Tag Archives: tourism

A Few Old Roadmaps

It’s fun to go through boxes of old stuff and wonder what the owner was doing when she or he used it. In this case the items were sandwiched between the covers of a couple of neglected photo albums. I … 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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Wind Cave

The Black HIlls of South Dakota are a very popular destination for vacationers and daytrippers from the central United States.  Due to the beauty of the area, more tourists from the rest of the country and internationally have discovered western … Continue reading

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The Eden Project

As I searched for some long lost documents to use as sources for another blog post, one thing led to another.  I stumbled across some momentos from my last trip to the United Kingdom.  The artifacts caused me to wonder … Continue reading

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World’s Best Cities (Review)

Even though I don’t own a coffee table, I sometimes love to indulge in big coffee table books.  Some of the best large, colorful books of photographs come from National Geographic.  When I encountered World’s Best Cities–Celebrating 220 Great Destinations, I … Continue reading

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