Pilgrims and Tourists

This is an essay that I had originally submitted to a couple of literary journals. As is the norm in the publishing industry, I was rejected by both of them. I still like this essay a lot and decided to post it here. I suppose some might find it a bit pretentious, but I was …

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Why I Don’t Recommend Princess Cruise Lines

I'm no expert on the subject .. just another ignorant and opinionated blogger. But for what it's worth, I ran across this picture in my collection and thought it a worthy addition to my cruise ship series. This, by the way, is why I don't recommend Princess Cruise Lines

Tired of Empty and Meaningless Thanksgiving Greetings in your Inbox? Here’s a post about beer.

We made a quick trip to Montana in order to take care of some family business. While there I discovered a plethora (maybe even a surfeit) of locally brewed beers. I’m no beer connoisseur, but I do like the uniqueness of a locally brewed beer, and I’m always in search of a good porter, because …

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I intended it to be about Scott’s Bluff Nat’l Monument, but somehow it ended up being about food.

Our trip last weekend to Scottsbluff was mostly an opportunity to scope out a part of the state that neither of us were familiar with. While in Scottsbluff we wanted to take the walking trail that goes up Scott’s Bluff. It’s a 1.6 mile trail that starts at the visitor center (pictured) and ends at …

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