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October 2014

Lake Tahoe

From Yosemite, Karen, Joe, Steve and I drove north to Lake Tahoe, the second deepest lake in the United States, after Crater Lake. …

Yosemite National Park

Steve and I usually spend months planning our trips, but this time, lucky us, we left the planning to his sister Karen …

Walking the C&O Towpath

Kathalina Stein and I have walked together every Tuesday morning (whenever we’re both in town) for the last 17 years. We have …

Big D Stereotypes

My parents grew up in Lewisville, Texas, 24 miles north of Dallas, in the early 1900s. “Big D,” then a city of …

The Ness of Brodgar

On a narrow land bridge between two lochs in the Orkney Islands of Scotland is one of the most exciting archeological excavations …