What will I miss?

I don’t have the answer, but I know I will miss something. Saturday we will travel to Yuma, Arizona. I’m interested in why people originally settled there and why people continue to live there. I’m interested in the real stories, not just statistics. I’ll only be there for a few hours, and the area is …

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What’s in a name?

Arizona has some interesting town names. Some, like New River, have reasonable explanations. New River was a seasonal wash from the Agua Fria River system. In 1868 the site was selected for a stagecoach stop. “We dressed up in authentic western clothes and Jim, and his best man went outside and had a mock gunfight. …

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ATWT

It’s the second day of Spring. March 21, 2018, greets me at four in the morning with 59 degrees. “As the world turns” faintly echoes as I wake. Sometimes that’s how my mind works. I’ll have several disjointed thoughts rattling around, and suddenly they assemble to a single statement. ATWT is short for As The …

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Test (I am testing to share a blog post)

New post on Stare of the Dog All Parts Machine Washable by Stareofthedog This week’s ‘Stare of the Dog’ will doubtless have the non-dog owning fraternity laughing bellicose wails of derision. A laughter made at the expense of ‘saps like me who have probably become way too soft of late. It is a story of canine comfort and …

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