Category Archives: Musing

I Need a Copilot

It may be that Baja is just another day at the office for people who grew up here. But it’s something new and different and exciting to me because I didn’t grow up here. I love to stop and take … Continue reading

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I Love having ADD

At desk, decide to make a cup of coffee Go into kitchen Wash last night’s cup, saucer and small plate, a few pieces of silverware. Put debris into trash Wipe down counters Curse at tiny sugar ants Tidy kitchen and … Continue reading

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The Little Chapel in the North Wing

At the signing of the lease for the house my landlady inquired of her husband as to whether I’d been told of the history of the house. I had not, so she proceeded to provide a short history. The original … Continue reading

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Carnival at the Border

Okay, so it is not like Carnival in The Big Easy, but for about a mile before arriving at the US border at Tijuana, it is a great deal like the sideshow of a big US fair. No matter what … Continue reading

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Casa Grande Ruins

Once upon a time – in a galaxy far, far away – or in this case about 5,500 BCE Native Americans moved into what is now the Sonora Desert and set up housekeeping and crop raising. These ruins are the … Continue reading

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Texas Canyon

This canyon is off interstate 10 in Arizona. It’s in between two mountain ranges. One is called Little Dragoon Mountains and the other is Dragoon Mountains. The big granite boulders are actually protected by law. Apparently from the sign there … Continue reading

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New Mexico to Arizona

Dictated notes from today: The really nice thing about rest areas off I-10 is that each of the picnic tables and benches are enclosed in an attractive adobe style enclosure – in New Mexico – and a just as effective, … Continue reading

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After the blur is over

So much of this road trip has been a blur. I suppose it is unavoidable given time constraints and mileage. Today is different. I set the iPhone on record and this is what I said: Driving through west Texas. For the … Continue reading

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Lake Lure part 2

Here are photos of a lovely little walking trail near the marina and welcome center.

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Lake Lure, North Carolina

Lake Lure is one of the jewels on my trip. It is where my brother and his wonderful wife reside. Blaine and I tend to have the same sort of commentary that spills from our mouths – it is a … Continue reading

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