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Albuquerque is the place (despite record snow, cold) for beauty, history and nostalgia!

The Art Deco-Pueblo Revival KiMo Theatre, circa 1927, anchors Central Avenue in downtown Albuquerque.

San Felipe de Neri Church, dating back to 1706, anchors the Plaza in Old Town Albuquerque. Petroglyph National Monument lies on Albuquerque’s west side; though closed for the government shutdown, you could walk into the hallowed grounds. The El Don Motel is one of several score old motels that date to Route 66′s heydey in [...]

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Must-do trips in the western United States for 2019

Seattle's Space Needle stands watch over Elliott Bay (view from Kerry Park on Queen Anne Hill).

Landscape Arch, with author and spouse Susan, spans over 300 feet in Arches National Park. It is one of 2,000 arches throughout the park! Cedar Breaks National Monument offers views of its eerie hoodoos without the crowds that jam nearby national parks. Grand Coulee Dam (with our Scotty trailer) was the world’s largest concrete project [...]

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Traveling the US southern tier, Arizona to Louisiana, with frugal budget and teardrop trailer! (Part 2 of 4 installments)

St. Louis Cemetary, New Orlean's oldest, features this five-coffin mausaleum, for the Young Ladies Association members!

San Antonio’s Riverwalk is a beehive of activity as Texans and visitors celebrate the night scene! Our teardrop trailer in front of the stately old Marfa, TX, courthouse, on way to Big Bend National Park. Towering peaks surround Big Bend National Park, in southwest Texas. This old plantation, framed by mossy oaks, is about 35 [...]

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