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Our 50th State

Alaska and Hawaii seemed out of reach, but so did the other 47 states as I grew up in Florence, Texas. I used to wish for a Disney ending or the American dream, but I’ve gotten more than a pumpkin carriage … Continue reading

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Rum, Wine, Beer, and Whiskey

I wake up at 1:00 am, and even with Julie snoring, am able to go back to sleep until 8:30 when she wakes me. We go upstairs to enjoy a meal from the buffet by the window, but not before taking in … Continue reading

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To Aqaba, By Car, For Easter

I got up in the middle of the night again and moved to the smaller couch this time. I had to get back up to shut the bedroom door. Julie had spit her CPAP out. She woke me after 9am, … Continue reading

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Burning Wood

This will be my latest day yet – up at 7:13, and on the road by 7:30. Hotel rooms will do that to me – Caleb’s second reason for liking hotels, his first being able to take a shower. I stop … Continue reading

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Fried Sandwood

Up a few hours later from our late night conversation and we are nothing short of things to talk about. Wendy makes eggs, sausage, and toast for breakfast. I will have an egg sandwich with mustard. Today’s background-noise film is … Continue reading

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