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Leaving Oregon painting

I painted this acrylic on canvass board and called it “Leaving Oregon”. The little whitish/purplish crosshatching is actually made up of slivers of a giant U.S. Atlas that Katie and I used on our cross country drive, moving out to … Continue reading

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The old man rescues the Boston Whaler

Boston Whaler repair project.

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Zoo tour continues: Sacramento and Eureka Zoo pics

I think we went to every zoo and aquarium on the West Coast last month. Here are some pics from the Sacramento Zoo, and Eureka Zoo.

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Day 3: Mojave Madness, Joshua Tree is frigging packed

On day three of our California desert roadtrip, we decided to head south to Joshua Tree National Park. We drove through the towns of Baker, 29 Palms — neither of which I liked very much (giant Bob’s Big Boy, SoCal … Continue reading

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Death Valley roadtrip Day 2: Best and worst lodging, Ash Meadows

Death Valley Day 2: I snapped awake the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel at 1am, itching to get out. Too nasty to shower. This little hotel on the eastern edge of Death Valley is a historic place that’s fallen into … Continue reading

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Death Valley trip 2008, Day 1: Salt Creek, Scotty’s Castle

Thursday morning we woke up and drove to Death Valley National Park– there’ s a whole lot of nothing in between, like the town of Pahrump. No offense to the Pahrump chamber of Commerce — but can we at least … Continue reading

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