Category Archives: Oscar Adventure

A California Monday

Monday in California, and still enthralled by the extraordinary beauty of the place. Went for a drive yesterday in the northern valleys of Ventura county and spent a good hour trying to re-identify what I was looking at, flora-wise. Orchards of oranges, … Continue reading

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Sunday in Paradise

The same storm that burst into the baggage car in front of me on the Amtrak Southern Chieftain and soaked half of my stuff (add your own version of gnashing and wailing here) washed the sky clean in the city of Angels … Continue reading

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Later on Saturday

Saturday again, this time going through the mountains of New Mexico from god-knows-where to god knows where else. I expect god is pretty proud of this particular canyon, with its multi-colored bluffs and its spare bushy flats. The cedars are back to … Continue reading

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Saturday on the Train

A strange passage, this. Boarded in KC last night @ 10:45 p. I had intended to stay up a while and watch Kansas roll by in the moonlight. But my bed was already made and proved too tempting once I’d … Continue reading

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Off to California

I’m meeting myself coming and going, trying to get ready for the trip to the coast. And I must correct a small miscommunication. As of now, I DO  NOT have a ticket to the Oscars. I have an invitation to join … Continue reading

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