Category Archives: travel

Stonehenge for the 21st Century

The Very Large Array radio telescopes operation is located about 50 miles West of Soccoro, New Mexico.  Now, I always think of saguaro cactus when I see the name because I pronounce them the same way, even though saguaro cactus … Continue reading

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A New Airman in the Family

January 2017 we went to San Antonio, Texas, to attend the Air Force boot-camp graduation of our grandson, Donovan Trower.  Behold the handsome new airman: Five grandparents attended the ceremony along with Donovan’s mother, Amanda and his younger brother, Kane.  His great … Continue reading

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Wild Horses of Corolla

Two small women, sisters, trudge over a tall sand dune on their quest.  The sand slips beneath their feet and the sun is warm as it peeks through the clouds.  The dune is higher than they thought, but seeing the … Continue reading

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Genealogy – The Origin of Grey

My maiden name is Grey, spelled with an “e”.  I always thought that meant I traced back to a particular group in Scotland.  But not so. Turns out the spelling split between Grey and Gray occurred with my Great Grandfather, … Continue reading

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The Trip Grammy Showed Me Rocks

When our oldest grandson, Donovan visited us in Albuquerque, my thoughts drifted to how to keep him entertained. So I queried his interests and did my research and planned our schedule for the week — starting with the Unser Racing … Continue reading

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Virginia Air & Space Center

  Most recently I visited the Virginia Air & Space Center located in Hampton, VA, one of the fourteen NASA Visitor Centers and Orbiter Locations nationwide and the eighth center I have visited.  That leaves six on my bucket list. I … Continue reading

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