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Visit Bisbee

You might want to take a trip this summer; and you might want in doing so to visit the lost places in our own lands. So you grab the old road atlas that your dad left up in the attic … Continue reading

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It Is All Now Part of America

There are places which are old – infused with history and time and tradition until they stand alone, boldly buttressing the story of mankind. Those of us who have lived in the East, who like to talk about Mount Vernon, … Continue reading

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Arizona: That Too Is Fitting

An Indian sits in a wheelchair on the porch of the abandoned community center, watching the sun set over Yuma. First Peoples, that’s better – has more romance and a greater sense of nostalgia than Indian, doesn’t it? Not because … Continue reading

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Hemmingway and the Huge Hole

Do you ever wonder if Hemmingway would have blogged? I don’t know why I thought of that today. I was sitting in front of the Arizona Crater National Park – a huge hole in the ground result of a massive … Continue reading

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We Did This, We Humans

This morning I went to the top of South Mountain. I had to show my son where the aliens landed each night. The path winds to and fro, but is paved and has become a popular place where thousands come … Continue reading

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Jerome and the Djinn

In Timbuktu they are called djinn. Sometimes its poltergeist, sometimes demons and sometimes ghosts. What are they? Are they spirits of the dead, who cannot find rest? Are they demons cast from the halls of heaven? Are they beings made … Continue reading

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Nothing is Written Beforehand

“Hey man, give me some coins so I can get the f&*# out of here.” I’d stopped to get gas in Gallup. Big mistake. While there are places in America that are magical, there are also others that remind us … Continue reading

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