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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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El Morro in San Juan

It’s the second time we’ve been here. It’s El Morro, the historic Spanish fort on the northern tip of San Juan in Puerto Rico. Here are some photos in no particular order. It’s a walk out a narrow strip of … Continue reading

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Viejo San Juan

It’s the original section, still exhibiting traces of a 500-year history. Some photos. Streets in the old town remind you of some places you might see in Europe. Cristo street is closed to auto traffic and supports a thriving open-air café … 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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