Monthly Archives: April 2013

20130427 – The Lunatic Fringe in the Bible Belt

Saturday – hot and humid. It’s 78 by 10:00. Breakfast is back to normal with waffles. Black guy (not PC I know) comes into the breakfast area to ask the receptionist how to tie a tie – no this isn’t … Continue reading

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20130425 – Picking Cotton

Thursday – hot and sunny. Good breakfast followed by coffee in the room watching the Mississippi roll on by. Massive barges plying their trade, fast down stream but walking pace upstream against the current.¬† Drive down to the Frogmore Plantation … Continue reading

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20130424 – Tornado Watch

Tuesday – hot, very humid and sunny. Another action packed day. Off on an airboat swamp tour and then a stroll around the Barataria Park park of the Jean Lafitte National Park. Get to see an Albino crocodile. In captivity … Continue reading

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20130420 – The Mighty Mississippi

Saturday – crisp sunny morning. Makes you wonder why we go away :7) Manchester airport – joy. Long queue to be screened. Now there’s a surprise. It would loose its official designation as an airport if there wasnt a queue. … Continue reading

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20130403 – Homeward Bound

Wednesday – hot and sunny. 400 mile drive up to Las Vegas. Quite pleasant drive most of the way with the exception of Sun City. The traffic light centre of the Universe. Even worse than Tucson. More traffic lights on … Continue reading

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20130401 – Wow Cross paths with a Gila Monster and Mojave Rattle Snake – Totally Bodacious

Monday – hot and sunny. Wendy and I are up early to do the Pima Canyon trail. On the trail head for 08:20. Kevin and Anne are doing the Tucson Mall. Pima Canyon is gorgeous. Up hill all the way … Continue reading

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20130330 – At Last A Rattler, A Diamond Back No Less

Saturday – cloudy (now there’s a first) and hot, 84F, as usual. Highlight of the walk is we get to see a rattler – a diamond back no less. Actually would have missed it if this little kid hadn’t come … Continue reading

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