Category Archives: Photos

The Great Granbury Conflagration

DATELINE: 3 June 2016 – Granbury, Texas I became aware of the drama that was about to unload upon this sleepy Texas county seat as I strolled along Houston Street, west of the town square. Sirens wailed, and a flashing … Continue reading

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Key West Sights

Some photos Things to see the first day out on Key West

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Crashing 2016

We didn’t wait for 2016 to come to us. We lurched into 2016 somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean. Entering another time zone, one moment it was 1142 on 31 December, the next it was 0042 on 1 January. We landed … Continue reading

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Audacious Science

Bucket list, – 1. It was time to go to see something I had wanted to see since 1963. And here it is. At the time it was constructed, the radio astronomy reflector at Arecibo in Puerto Rico was the … Continue reading

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Rocky Maine Coast

Acadia National Park best exemplifies the Maine coast. A family get together was our excuse for making the extra drive. Out of Washington,  D.C., we shuttled along the Atlantic coast, making Bar Harbor, Maine, our last stop. A town named … Continue reading

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Tragic Ground

Until summer in 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania was a sleepy crossroads town. Then Confederate General Robert E. Lee moved his Army of Northern Virginia across the Mason-Dixon Line into Union territory. Union soldiers on patrol encountered Confederate troops west of the town, and … Continue reading

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Texas Family in Washington

In town to honor a family member’s retirement from the United States Air Force, the family enjoyed a day touring the Washington, D.C. Capitol complex. Here, more or less in sequence, are some photos. Our guide for the day was Marilyn … Continue reading

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