Archive for December, 2016

Time Flies!

Posted: December 11, 2016 in Random Thoughts
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Six months since my last blog entry — guess I just haven’t been in the mood.  Since June, I’ve taken a long vacation and a mini-vacation.

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Caprock, UT

In August, I used up just about the last of my perk points with the airlines, hotels and rental cars, flew to Salt Lake City, Utah and drove to Lubbock, Texas.

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Monument Valley AZ

I’ve always liked southwestern United States, and have visited a few times for work and play.  Figuring this would probably be my last chance to visit again, since I’m no longer traveling for work, I decided to try and see some sights I’ve missed in the past, and end up in Roswell, New Mexico to see the UFO center of the universe.

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My Flat Stanley at the UFO museum in Roswell, NM

From there, I had to get to the nearest big-city airport, which was in Lubbock, Texas.  Had no particular sights I wanted to see there, but I did find a good barbecue place for lunch before my flight left town.

In October, I took my daughter up to Iowa to visit family.  My aunt expressed a desire to see the Grotto of the Redemption, so we hopped in the car one day to check it out.

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Grotto of the Redemption, IA

And that’s all the sightseeing I’ve done during the last six months.