Category Archives: History

Appomattox Courthouse…Where it all ended…

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One of my goals with business travel is to be able to slow down enough to smell the roses and to check out areas of interest along the way.  I’ve found out over the years that I will drive by places as I’m always in a hurry and never have time to stop.  I’ve always […]

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Star House, Home of Chief Quanah. Cache, Oklahoma.

I recently had a friend give me a gift of the  book called, “Empire of the Summer Moon.” It is a history of the Southern Plains which encompases most of the State of Texas. I love history and I love Photography so business travel lets me supplement my travels with my interests and capture the […]

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I Miss Old Abe…

One of my passions is American history and photography.  The two of these collided on a business trip as I found myself within a couple hours of the Abraham Lincoln Library, Presidential Museum, and Oak Ridge Cemetery where our 16th President was laid to rest (at least after 1901). There was one botched attempt to […]

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All Good Clay Smells Like Rain

On March 3, 2011 my family was invited to attend an exhibition featuring the Adele Cheatham Collection of Maricopa Potters at the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix. My grandmother Adele, (who has since passed away) would  take me as a child to the Maricopa settlements near the Estrella mountains South of Laveen on the Gila River […]

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White Dove of the Desert, Mission San Xavier del Bac

While I was waiting to pick up a client at the Tucson airport, I had an hour to kill. Since I had my camera, I thought I would run over to see this 17th Century Mission. I have been to Tucson too many times to count …but I had never seen this old Spanish Mission […]

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