The First Emperor Exhibit

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Not only did we hit the King Tut exhibit at the Civic Center last Friday, the Wednesday before we visited The First Emperor, China’s Terracotta Army exhibit at the High. Again, no photos permitted so I’ve none to offer. At the link there are videos which we’ll no doubt spend time watching over the coming couple of weeks, including a …

Then we headed home

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If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One— I am become Death, the shatterer of Worlds. On July 16, 1945, the first test of a nuclear weapon, Trinity, an implosion-design plutonium bomb, the type dropped on Nagasaki, took place in the New Mexico desert southeast …

The Real Wild Wild West

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The last leg of the trip is the return. East of Phoenix, we passed through mountains filled with monolithic Easter Island rocks into mining territory landscapes of pityless or pitiful Golgothas, I don’t know which, and the surrounding communities look none the richer for it. Open Pit Mine, Miami, Arizona, 2008 Google Earth view of Open Pit Mining, Miami, Arizona …

Day 13, New Orleans, Gulfport, Mobile and Home

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H.o.p. went running to it when he saw the Animation Gallery on Rue Royal, but it was closed. Next door was Harouni’s Art Gallery which, as you can see, caught his eye. Harouni’s, Royal Street, New Orleans Jackson Square, New Orleans Tis the Season, New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans Shop Window New Orleans is such a great city. I’ve already …

Can’t neglect to mention Hobo Joe’s

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Somewhere in Arizona, Hobo Joe’s Light box enlargement Forgot to mention that we ate again at Hobo Joe’s. Had breakfast there one day last year as well. They still have great, giant biscuits. And excellent service. No befuddled, neglectful waitrons here. The picture shows the famous Hobo Joe statue. Mine was a quick capture and I was pleased to see …