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Transformers and Transformations

When we left Downtown Denver this last time in early April, we jumped in a car and drove to the Oregon Coast to visit our friend Jerry for a couple of weeks. And there, we are literally on the coast. It is a place conducive to watching the wind and rain, reading a book, doing work on a book proposal, catching up on articles long stored for reading on the computer, marveling at the waves…

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At La Cruz…5 Fridays, 5 Mexican Restaurants and a Couple of Familiar Songs!

One custom we tend to pack up and take with us wherever we go…or live…is our weekly Friday night out. Usually a couple of cold beers in an interesting place followed by a dinner I would be unlikely to cook at home. When in LoDo, and the weather is good, we often occupy part of the deck at the Wynkoop. From there it’s an easy stroll to Mangiamo Pronto for some fine pasta. Or, to…

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The Rainy Season Arrived Yesterday in the Bay of Banderas. Right on Time!

Read any guidebook about this area of Mexico. Ask any wag. Put it to any pundit. Or, just talk to the people who live here. There is a rainy season. And, the overall consensus is that it starts in mid-June and lasts until early October. We’ll stick around for that last part, too. But, the start was exactly as promised! Early in the morning, Wednesday, June 15, thunder and lightening followed by a full half…

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