travelling outside your age (or, an ode to my cool aunt and uncle)

my aunt jane and uncle dave are legends. they grew up in the 50s and 60s and have a million stories from high school in pasadena, california. surfing, playing in bluegrass bands like the smooothies, the heady early days of the rose parade, smoking in the mountains, seeing steve martin with an arrow through his …

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santa fe, new mexico sunrise with windmill

rediscovering my home of enchantment (trip report, part 1)

it's been three years since i was back in new mexico. well, that is until three weeks ago, when i finally went home. bill was working out of his houston office, so i took the chance for a couple of days visiting my family and eating lots and lots of green chile. if you aren't …

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abq in my rearview, prague on the horizon

we've given it 10 long months, but we are saying good by to ole new mexico. for some reason, in the past two weeks since bill found out that he was hired by the prague post (that's right, in the czech republic), we have done nothing but celebrate and consolidate and i have not been …

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