Category Archives: travels

my week in arizona

I picked only the very best pictures. I’m not sure you can fully appreciate the challenge I faced. Because I take a lot of pictures! Even when I exercise self-control! I need to impress upon you the amazing beauty we … Continue reading

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new mexico

If I didn’t write about our post-Juarez New Mexico road trip, despite its misordered timing, I wouldn’t have any record of it and I’d have a bunch of lost and lonely photos with no story, no closure. We can’t have … Continue reading

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a ninth home for the holidays

I begin this post with a view of retirement. Now that we are both retired, we can enjoy extra days at the beginning and end of our annual Thanksgiving adventure to Juarez with our family. We will count and name … Continue reading

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two-day vacation

We arrived at our destination—Astoria, Oregon— hungry. Before we left home, Mauri had researched some dining possibilities, and this one caught our attention. Bowpicker got a high rating from many reviewers, so we waited in the line we’re told never … Continue reading

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54 photos?

Oh, dear! I just instructed Flickr to upload 54 photos for this post about my week with the Carlson family. I can’t inflict such an expectation on anyone who visits or subscribes to this blog! They’ll either scroll lickity-split to … Continue reading

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andersons take europe

While grandson Bailey spends a semester in Spain with the “Semester in Spain” program (yes, I really wrote that), the rest of his family made plans to visit him over Spring Break. It’s history now, but they’re all still walking … Continue reading

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desert photoshoot

The day after Christmas Taylor Finkbeiner met us in the Arizona desert for an hour of posing and clicking, and here are my picks of her results. Like this . . . circa 1978 circa 2017

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