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Dedication parents

Dedication parents

At this point, with over seven hundred posts, thousands of photographs, almost a hundred videos, and five years on line as Scotttreks, it seems like a simple Dedication  of the effort is due.. Many, if not all, literary works, art, music, drama and dance...

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R.I.P. Getting a tan

R.I.P. Getting a tan

Halloween creeps closer as leaves start to fall, pumpkins appear in windows, hot air balloons arrive for the annual Balloon fest in Albuquerque, creepy spiders turn up in school cafeterias and jackets become more than optional. It is a sparkling day and these three...

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Home Depot Scare Halloween 2019

Home Depot Scare Halloween 2019

The season of spooks and goblins, pumpkins and puritans is approaching. Our local Home Depot has dedicated aisles and displays to Halloween and looking for utility wire and masonry nails to secure a few plants to my back yard block wall, so they will grow up straight...

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Artifacts things to be claimed, remembered, disposed of

Artifacts things to be claimed, remembered, disposed of

  Smaller things have been boxed  till all the brother's come to Albuquerque and we go through old photos, personal and business letters, ancient sales receipts, copies of contracts completed, old coins, mementos from family trips and reunions, political...

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Deer in Embudo Canyon Albuquerque Foothills

Deer in Embudo Canyon Albuquerque Foothills

As soon as we say we haven't seen any deer the last several hikes, we spot some. This family unit nips leaves off branches, ears cocked, knowing we were here long before we spotted them. They are large animals with delicate faces, soft lips, long tongues, long thin...

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Lost History- Video Ernie Pyle Library-Albuquerque

Lost History- Video Ernie Pyle Library-Albuquerque

At an annual celebration of the famed World War 2 correspondent, Ernie Pyle, at his home in Albuquerque, N.M., a docent tells the small group about the permanent closing of Pyle's childhood home, in his birthplace,in Indiana. As the docent continues, he reminds his...

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Ernie Pyle Library Celebration of a life

Ernie Pyle Library Celebration of a life

Ernie Pyle was a simple Indiana kid who liked to write and travel and found both as a World War 2 correspondent for Scripps-Howard newspapers. He purchased a house in Albuquerque in the 1940's and lived in it with his wife and dog Cheetah, till he was killed in the...

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Seeing and Believing Reflections on a lake

Seeing and Believing Reflections on a lake

The reflection of the clouds,on the lake's calm surface,quiver. The reflection of the forest's trees, on the lake's surface, reaches across the lake almost to the bank we are fishing from and look as if trees themselves are growing out of the lake, right in front of...

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You can sleep when you are dead coffee sign deja vu

You can sleep when you are dead coffee sign deja vu

The last time I saw this sign was in Montevideo, Uruguay at the Ramon Massini Hotel/Suites. That sign was in the lobby near a coffee machine operated with tokens you bought from the front desk. This afternoon I see the same sign at Candy's Coffee in Westcliff,...

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Amish wagon on the road to Westcliff, Colorado

Amish wagon on the road to Westcliff, Colorado

We pass people every day. An old man with a cane shuffles past us in the grocery, squinting to read the fine print on a box label.Two little children pull on their mom's dress at the bank as she makes a deposit and reaches them a sucker out of a little bowl on the...

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Westcliff, Colorado in the country

Westcliff, Colorado in the country

The mountain range, to the west, rises ten thousand feet plus into the clouds. These clouds, turning dark and ominous,prompt festival help to lower the flaps of our music tent to protect the performers and us, in the audience, from soon to come wind and driving rain....

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Colorado Brook–Video refresh yourself

Colorado Brook–Video refresh yourself

Mother Nature makes her own music. This little brook gently runs through the Alvarado Campground, following a path of least resistance on it's way to join a larger river, and then, with that river, rambling all the way to the closest ocean. Nature's music refreshes,...

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