Category: Photos

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Magic at Magic Hat Brewery

A friend here in Dallas turned me onto Magic Hat #9. This caramel-colored beer bills itself as a not quite pale ale, and although I am not a big fan of pale ales in...

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A Snowy Day in Dallas

While Dallas, Texas is known for hot summers and mild winters, we do get a good snowy day every few years. In 2011, just before Super Bowl XLV was scheduled to be hosted at...

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A Day at the Fort Worth Zoo

One of the advantages of living in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is having an abundance of things to do. For example, Dallas and Fort Worth each have their own zoological parks. I’ve never been...

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Aloha Hawaii: A Penthouse Sunrise in Waikiki

Sometimes things turn out for the best. Case in point: a couple of years ago, I had a hotel reservation in Waikiki that got screwed up. After some back-and-forth with the check-in desk, I...

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Aloha Hawaii: Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach in one of the most famous beaches in America, if not the world. It’s a very popular destination because of its proximity to downtown Honolulu and Diamond Head mountain. As an urban...

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On the North Branch of the Winooski River

Last week, I went to Montpelier, Vermont and walked up and down the North Branch of the Winooski River. It was cold out, especially coming from Texas, but it was well worth it. Here...

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The Shores of Lake Champlain

On my third trip to Vermont in December, 2011, I spent a lot of time exploring Burlington, Vermont. Burlington sits on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, a large lake that separates Vermont from...

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Aloha Hawaii: 24 Hours in Waikiki

In February 2006 I moved to American Samoa. Along the way, we had an overnight layover in Honolulu. Most people visit Hawaii for more than a day, but since I only had about 12...

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A Wintry Day in Burlington, Vermont

I love to take pictures on sunny days, but when you visit Vermont in the middle of winter, you don’t have that luxury. But even under a dreary winter sky, it’s nice to walk...

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Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas

Recently I posted pictures of my 2009 trip to Fredericksburg, Texas. While down there, I stayed in a cabin and saw some beautiful countryside. And while there are some good wineries in the region,...