Monthly Archives: May 2014

Road Kill

From Ghana, is this story about road kill. Roaming around Ghana are many sheep and goats. But if you come upon an animal run over by a vehicle, it will almost always be a sheep. I confess I had not noticed

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On a November road trip around Nebraska last year, I was surprised at how much there was to see and do. Alas, it was spread out over lots of flat open space, but there were many road sections with 70-75

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Thai Boxing

I was returning to Thailand again. This time I would not miss Thai kickboxing. I had tried to see that at other times in Thailand, but the traffic and the collaboration needed to get there with a ticket had proved

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Blue Mask Vaccinations

My ears were itchy when I returned from Ecuador. I was a bit anxious about having caught something awful. In stretching my mind, I wondered if I had picked up something on that 3-day tour out of Quito. That tour

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Mariposa Grove

Yosemite National Park, California: ¬†After a drive on winding roads through picturesque mountains, I pulled over at the Mariposa Grove. I wanted to take a closer look at the big trees. The National Park Service says: “The Mariposa Grove, near

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