Monthly Archives: July 2017

Bryce and Grand Canyons 1983

Bryce Canyon The continuing saga of “Travels With Dan.”  This was my first trip to Bryce, the first week of April 1983.  Why this time of year?  We had just come from, or were going to (who remembers such things?), … Continue reading

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Because Inquiring Minds Want to Know . . .

OK, this is a little bit of inside baseball, but it’s the best way I have to disseminate the information.  Alice and Dave Anderson celebrated their 50th anniversary yesterday at Gathered Oaks before a cast of thousands.  The entertainment was … Continue reading

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Two Days With BAT and Brenda

July 19 Arrowwood [Amazingly, with thunderstorms forecast almost daily, BAT was able to give us two outdoor performances this visit.  As a reminder, he will be back for Grape Stomp.] [The Super takes her “Missing u at” photo.  The deck … Continue reading

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Oregon 1985 (Part 2)

Hi!  We’re still in Oregon! [Crater Lake National Park is located in southern Oregon.  Established in 1902, Crater Lake National Park is the fifth-oldest national park in the U.S. and the only national park in Oregon.  The park encompasses the caldera of Crater … Continue reading

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Oregon 1985 (Part 1)

Continuing our series of “Travels With Dan,” a retrospective of the life and times of two not-so-swinging bachelors with disposable income and time on their hands.  This time, as the title suggests, to Oregon in September 1985 before the state … Continue reading

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Outer Banks 80’s & 90’s

80’s A retrospective:  As a longtime resident of the Washington, D.C. area, I would join “the boys” for twice-a-year treks to that wisp of land in the Altantic Ocean. We would make the 6-hour trip every spring and fall always … Continue reading

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Chicago 1973

February Editor’s note:  I have some time on my hands, meaning I’m all caught up on blogging current events (well, except for the music stuff).  So, I thought, why not some retrospectives?  The blog didn’t start until January 2011, certainly … Continue reading

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