Category Archives: American Historic Sites

The Next Adventure Pt 1

He looked out the window of his PhD advisors office and sighed. “It’s autumn, and look at those leaves.  Two years ago, I was out there in it. Walking across the North East, following creeks finding my way over the … Continue reading

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Oregon Trail Card Game Thoughts

Many of us over the age of twenty-five began learning about the concept of Manifest Destiny playing the classic computer game “Oregon Trail” which went through numerous versions over the decades and innumerable operating systems that allowed players to travel … Continue reading

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Yampa Canyon Poem

Deep deep down That canyon is still there Beneath bayou mud And autumn snow   Her river runs Within my blood To never reach The sea   Salt Cedar Cheat grass And Vegas Suck her dry   And I May … Continue reading

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Moffat County Colorado and Dinosaur Nat Mon

Winter for me has always been an odd time of year.  When I worked seasonally with the National Park Service I would be between things, doing odd jobs, applying for work the next season and to some degree working on … Continue reading

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We now call it “Victory”.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Victory.” Does this image look like Victory or Loss? We now see the First World War as a victory.  But the war ended with an Armistice rather then actual victory.  It … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Bonus Material- The world of “The Four Republics”.

The Four Republics has been floating around in my mind for nearly a decade now.  It departs from our own timeline somewhere in the early 1800s, with Hamilton and Burr reaching a personal detente rather than fighting a duel. Hamilton … Continue reading

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American World War One Monuments

This article was originally published in the spring of 2014. It began innocently enough.  It was my day off and I was out exploring the newest town.  Anything to get out of the apartment, and perhaps find a short cut … Continue reading

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Ancient Mysteries

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Beneath Your Feet.” The two cowboys rode southward, slowly climbing away from where the rivers came together searching for cattle in the uplands to drive them to the pens where they … Continue reading

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Astrodome 50th Birthday Party

Fifty years ago, sports were changed forever. With the western shifts of the Athletics (from Philadelphia to Kansas City in 1955) and the more famous Dodgers and Giants moves to Los Angeles and San Francisco in 1958 Major League Baseball’s … Continue reading

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