Sep 252017

Does any American’s name bring forth more images of courage and patriotism than John Wayne? On and off the screen, the swaggering movie actor, never backed down from a fight, always looked you square in the eye, and never hesitated to tell you where he stood on any issue. John Wayne was, and remains, a […]

Jun 232010

America really is a land of contrasts, and probably no more so than in the American West. That fact was brought home to us yesterday in our drive from Williams, Arizona to Bakersfield, California. We left Williams, at almost 7,000 feet, about 9:30 in the morning, and before long we had begun to drop down […]

Jun 222010

Today is Miss Terry’s birthday, but I got the present, because I get to spend the day with her! Terry is a very practical lady, so she thinks it’s just another day. But it’s pretty darned special to me. Some women want jewelry or clothes for their birthday, but when I asked Terry what she […]