Tag Archives: Travel

I Don’t Like This Guy and Here’s Why


I took this picture from the pier in Ocean Beach, California back at the end of May. I have a new camera that I’ve been playing with, and I was trying to get a decent action shot from the dozen … Continue reading

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The Struggler’s Guide to La Jolla, CA


This past week my wife and I went on our daughter’s senior class trip as driver/chaperones. The destination was La Jolla, California; from my memory of the Spanish language, this means, literally, “The Jolla.” (Fortunately, the school’s Spanish teacher was … Continue reading

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Water in the Desert


We tend to take a geat deal for granted in our lives. We get pretty busy sometimes, and the things around us, though often beautiful, go unnoticed. Usually it’s because we’re used to them; here in Tucson, we take the … Continue reading

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Fishing For Trouble – Part II


I haven’t gone on a fishing trip in a long time. I used to love everything about it: sitting in a boat, fishing from just before dawn until deep into the night, with a cooler full of ice-cold, frosty malt beverages and a … Continue reading

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By the Time I Get to Phoenix, I’ll Be Writhing


As most of you now know, my daughter is getting married in June. She lives in Colorado now, but she’s getting married here in Tucson where she was born and raised. She came home for a few days from her … Continue reading

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Fishing For Trouble – Part 1


I like to fish. Actually, to be more accurate, I used to like to fish. As I’ve broadened my horizons and become wiser (gotten fatter and older), it’s become apparent to me that fishing, particularly in Arizona, is often a hemorrhoidal experience. … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Hate About You (and Your Driving)


I may complain, from time to time, about things that bother me (ask my family and they’ll tell you that “time to time” means dawn to bedtime). Today I want to talk about drivers in my hometown of Tucson. They suck, but in … Continue reading

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