Category Archives: Family

The Salt River, AZ , Part 1, March 20-22

A combination of low water years and no success in the annual lottery kept us away from our second most favorite river in Arizona for 7 years. We had first run the 52 mile Salt River Canyon in 1982, and … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #44 – Apr. 13, 2017

I took an extended vacation from Trump, doing fun things with family members. Here I am with wife Kathy and grandkids Kara and Benet, skiing in California (Alpine Meadows) last week. So … as regards The Donald, it’s been more … Continue reading

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Ski Trip with the Levys, Tahoe Donner, 4-3 to 4-7, 2017

On April 3, Kathy and I flew into Reno, and rented a car for the drive uphill to Tahoe Donner, a subdivision of expensive vacation homes where Kathy’s daughter Laina and family were spending Spring Break at their rented “ski … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #43 – Mar. 30, 2017

*First, a photo of Arizona natural beauty now endangered by Trump’s attack on environmental regulation: *The Donald’s approval rating continues to drop, with pundits saying that those still approving of his performance are limited to his original core constituency. He ain’t making … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #41 – Mar. 16, 2017

**Sen. Bernie Sanders on President Donald J. Trump: “The day is going to come when some tragedy is going to befall our country and the world, and people are not going to believe this President”. Trump’s claims of being “wiretapped” by Obama remain completely unsupported, … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #2 – Jan. 21, 2017

Yesterday (1-20-17), following on the heels of his Inauguration, The Donald could not wait to inflict pain on the less fortunate. Within his first hour in office ” … Trump … made it more expensive for every single American to buy a home, by … Continue reading

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Bay Area Shore Birds, 11-16

While Kathy and I were in the Bay Area, visiting our families over the Thanksgiving holiday, my son Ethan and wife Flo presented me with an early X-mas present: a Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom camera! Up till now, I have been using the … Continue reading

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