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Al Levenson sighting

The following was found in a dog-eared notebook with a top-of- page date of Nov 16, 2013.  I have no explanation for how it got there and regard it as further evidence of the existence of aliens. Although there is no … Continue reading

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The Pelican Tree

From a block away the Pelican Tree is just a skeleton of an aging tree.  But as you approach something wonderful happens.  As if emerging from a dream shapes appear, shore birds resting on the tree limbs.  And pop, the … Continue reading

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Bullwinkle–fourth encounter

  It was a masterpiece of poor planning that found me still in Maine the first week of November 2013.  Winter slapped me upside my head, and I headed south with too many promises to keep.  It took me six … Continue reading

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Morgan’s Wonderland

  At the intersection of a self made multimillionaire, a worthwhile project, and personal motivation, something wondrous occurred in San Antonio, Texas. In 22 years Gordon Hartman built his home construction and land development business from scratch into the largest … Continue reading

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Ha’ Past Texas. 14 Years Ago

My most recent post tickled an ancient memory.  Where have I heard the phrase “Half Past Texas” before?  When my memory cells found it, I had plagiarized myself!  Just before the turn of the millennium, I indulged myself in ten … Continue reading

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Half Past Texas

Jan 8, 2014.  From an I-10 rest stop 375 miles east of El Paso. Texas is BIG, ask anyone who’s driven across it.  You think you will have another birthday before Texas is in the rearview. This time my cruise … Continue reading

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People We Lost in 2013

  I scanned CNN’s list of 100 people who passed on in 2013. I was reminded I wrote four obits in 2013: Dick Newick, naval architect with a specialty in sailing trimarans. http://wp.me/p31Ng8-4H Paolo Soleri, ecological architect http://wp.me/p31Ng8-2z Ed Lyman, storyman.  http://wp.me/p31Ng8-3K … Continue reading

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