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Fala’s* Boss

At some point I hope to visit every presidential library/museum.  Each is unique to the individual.  Each reflects the attributes of that particular president—this especially true of Franklin Delano Roosevelt or FDR: He was a man of firsts:  first president … Continue reading

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Racism or Error in Judgement 

In upstate New York is the home, library and museum associated with FDR and his family.  FDR was the 32nd and longest serving US president—elected to four terms. One very interesting exhibit in the museum tackled the “evacuation” of Japanese-Americans … Continue reading

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Sand in My Shoes

Visiting national parks is an American pastime — one I love. Going to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore was a pleasant surprise. It’s within 50-miles of Chicago; looking through binoculars a vague outline of the Chicago can be seen over water. … Continue reading

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Bad to the Bone

Finally, just when I was certain I’d have to stop at Wall Drug for a stretch up popped the Badlands.  You may not even know what the heck I’m referring to — think of visiting the moon on earth:   … Continue reading

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Up, up and Away!

I found a way to escape the cold of winter — go to Florida!  And have friends who let you come for a week. Today we went to the Kennedy Space Center (KSC).  It had been many years since my … Continue reading

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War Ain’t Pretty!

I’m a history nut.  I’m compelled to stop each time I see a historic site road marker. Recently paid a visit to: Pea Ridge is located in northwest Arkansas –20 minutes from Bentonville on the way to Branson, MO. Civil … Continue reading

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“Kathy”, I said as we boarded a Greyhound in Pittsburg… 

So often as I wander around America a Paul Simon tune will enter my brain.    “All come to look for America”.  Simon’s song really captures the wonder of seeing the USA — though not necessarily in a Chevrolet. That … Continue reading

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