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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Goblin Valley and Capitol Reef

We visited Goblin Valley State Park and Capital Reef National Park on October 20–21, 2017. Here are a few photos from that visit.

 Goblin Valley State Park, October 20, 2017

(For what it's worth, the movie Galaxy Quest was filmed here ...)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Visit to the National Mall, Washington, D.C., May 4-5, 1917

My wife and I decided to visit Washington's National Mall. Although I had heard of the Mall, I really wasn't expecting it to be so large. (Yes, I had visited Minneapolis' Mall of America in 1992—right after it opened and before we moved from Minnesota.) The National Mall is unlike anything I had experienced before. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Visit to Palmyra, New York, May 1 - 3, 2017

While visiting our son in Mt. Airy, Maryland, we decided to take a short trip northward to upstate New York.

Friday, April 28, 2017

2017 Visit to Gettysburg National Military Park

I recently visited my first historical site of the 1861-1865 war between the United States and the Confederate States. During junior high I had memorized Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and we briefly read about other battles of the Civil War. Unfortunately, however, I forgot much of the information in a fairly short time.