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wheels keep turning

February 06, 2017 - What a magnificent invention the wheel is! It has made life easier, brought many things closer, and enabled humans to tr...
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fantasies

December 05, 2016 - At this season and this time of year (winter in many parts of the northern hemisphere), people tend to turn inward and t...
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fiber everywhere

September 25, 2016 - Once a year, the Taos Wool Festival is held in Kit Carson Park in Taos. 60+ vendors from the Southwest and beyond gather...
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noble wood

March 21, 2016 - Wood is one of the oldest building materials used by humans. It is extremely strong, and, in the right climate, it is du...
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compression and tension

February 22, 2016 - As you might have noticed, my blogs are sometimes responses to bits and pieces of information that are of interest to me...
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Carnival

February 07, 2016 - Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and Carnival celebrations are going on around the world this week, ending as th...
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Color it red

December 07, 2015 - Through the New Ground Matrix Fine Art Gallery in Albuquerque's Nob Hill area, I found an extremely helpful photography...
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new friends and memories

October 26, 2015 - Given the fact that we spent a lovely day yesterday with Bonnie and Ken, new friends that my sister and I met during the...
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also rans

July 27, 2015 - The week was full of photography, from another mini-workshop on lighting with documentary friend Cristina McCandless, a...
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flexibility

June 08, 2015 - It was slightly more than a fleeting thought, a lark as it were, that took us over the pass in search of that stunning f...
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O'Keefe country

March 22, 2015 - A year in New Mexico is not complete without a drive to or hike in the area I and many call O'Keefe Country. There was a...
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It was, after all, a river cruise

January 18, 2015 - During the last four months and a bit, photographs from the river cruise my sister and took on the Danube, Main, and Rhi...
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Windmill dreams

January 12, 2015 - Windmills are a symbol of the wide open spaces of the American west. In May 1977, on the day the Aeromotor windmill was...
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Reflections - Kinderdijk and a bridge too far

January 05, 2015 - Before the cruise, my sister had told me about Kinderdijk and the windmills that make this enchanting part of Holland fa...
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The fragrant city

December 28, 2014 - Although writer Samuel Taylor Coleridge had little good to say about the city of Cologne or Köln of years past, the mode...
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Along the Rhine

December 21, 2014 - On the afternoon of the eleventh day and during the dark of that night on our river journey, we departed Wertheim, saili...
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At the corner of Main and Tauber: Wertheim

December 15, 2014 - One stanza from "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge reads 'Water, water, every where, and all t...
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On the River Main in Würzburg

December 07, 2014 - There was a feel about Würzburg that is difficult to explain. I was enchanted by it. This Franconian city on the River M...
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Center of the Holy Roman Empire

December 01, 2014 - I did not know nor would have guessed that Bamberg - that lovely, northerly starting point of the Main-Danube canal - wa...
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Nuremberg

November 22, 2014 - Nuremberg is a city of contradictions. Known as the center of Nazi activities during World War II and home to the Nazi R...
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rainy city

November 17, 2014 - When you think of rainy places in the United States, Seattle, Portland, New Orleans, the Hawaiian island of Kauai, and t...
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Cruising the River Danube

September 21, 2014 - One of the challenges of a fifteen-day trip is digesting the places, people, architecture, colors, smells, and sounds, n...
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