Tag Archives: travel

The Road to Dragon

She was a loyal car, that Dodge Intrepid. In the 24 months we were together we saw fourteen states, worked in deserts and in the mountains of northern New York. We spent days on the interstate, chasing the sunset across … Continue reading

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Poetry- “The Bus”

The Bus   We all ride south Out of downtown Headed home   A few Anglos And mostly shades of brown Young men fresh from offices Stooped old women from cleaning carts   A few students here and there A … Continue reading

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The Wandering Yankee- I’d stay there again if I could find it.

A few years ago I was traveling between Arizona and New York state in early May,  and had a reservation to stay at a campground in New Mexico just outside Santa Fe.  Even though I’d spent the past winter in … Continue reading

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American Historic Sites – Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

The nineteenth century was an incredibly complicated period for the young United States. While the major points of our collective histories in this period are of course Slavery and the Civil War and Western Expansion a major portion of both … Continue reading

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