In lieu of church

Spent time in the woods yesterday morning, in lieu of church. There’s always something in lieu of church, but on...

200,000

I bought this car in October of 2005. At that time, I think that it had about 20 miles on...

It’s cold! Take the picture already!

I was walking in McDowell Nature Preserve and literally almost stepped on this fella. He was just sitting there by...

Spreading the travel bug

I plan to take my niece, Kayla, to Guatemala this year. She’s never been out of the country before and...

Travel Benefits

I think that it was sometime around 9th grade, 1976 or so. I was taking Spanish. The school had arranged...

Gun ownership?

A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Adam was kind enough to take me to the gun range and...

Paul: Por favor, dos boletos, primera clase a Dolores Hidalgo. – Please, two tickets, first class, to Dolores Hidalgo. Agent:No se puede comprar un boleto de primera clase a Dolores Hidalgo. Los todos son de segundo clase. – You can’t…

I’ve read a number of things about this particular festival, Nuestro SeƱor de la Columna. that has been coming to San Miguel de Allende (SMA) for slightly over 200 years and I’ll put my own spin on what I saw…

Before I left for my trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – I was looking for a good street shooting bag. After ready many reviews, I opted for the Think Tank Retrospective 7 bag. I had considered the Retrospective…

I picked the perfect time to arrive in San Miguel de Allende this year. The Jacarandas are in full bloom and the egrets have returned and are nesting in various trees in a particular part of the city. The other…

Well, that used to be a saying, but these days the slogan is “See something. Say something” ever since 9/11, The damn Patriot Act, and the constant barrage of fear heaped upon us daily through the news. Yesterday, I was…