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The Battle of Dripping Springs

The day dawned with a cool promise. Like many spring days in Texas, the promise was that the cool morning would not last long.  Still, it was the kind of day when one might contemplate a long bike ride or … Continue reading

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Hill Country for the Holidays

What would you think if you read that Texas is home to one of the best vacation spots in the United States?  You might ask what the writer was drinking when he wrote that comment.  Be that as it may, … Continue reading

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Surviving Cancun?

Cancun and the rest of the Rivera Maya have been one of my favorite vacation destinations for the last 15 years.  My wife and I have stayed in the Cancun, Playa Del Carmen or Puerto Aventuras more than a dozen times since … Continue reading

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Paved With Good Intentions: Interstate Highways

It is only fitting to start this series of articles with the interstate highway system.  In many ways there is no greater example of the old saying from which the title is derived.  The road to hell is paved with good … Continue reading

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North To Alaska: Getting off to a questionable start.

Candy and I made a big travel decision earlier this year.  After years of dithering, dawdling and hand wringing, we finally bit the bullet and ponied up the money for the highly touted “Alaskan Cruise!” A few weeks later, our … Continue reading

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