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Where I’d Rather Be–On a Beach Vacation Travel Photo Thursday

When the temperatures soar in June, before the cooling summer rains, I sit in Arizona and wish I were on a Beach Vacation. Here are the photos of my dreams. Continue reading Where I’d Rather Be–On a Beach Vacation Travel Photo Thursday

Vintage Photos Make for Time Travel

Okay, so I’m cheating a bit here, but I’ve been extremely involved with starting a new website, Ancestors In Aprons, so this is a bit of time travel for Travel Photo Thursday with vintage photos.

Ancestors in Aprons is about tracking ancestors, memories triggered by food, and family, and a big part of it is vintage photos. I’m fortunate to have a wide range of pictures of my family members from tintypes to Kodak Brownie snapshots to digitals. I thought you might enjoy seeing some of the challenges there are in bringing those vintage photos to the web page. I have no fancy photo editing equipment, using Picasa to do whatever needs to be done.

Henry Butts
Great Grandfather, Civil War Vet, Henry Butts.
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Travel Photo Thursday: Kofa Cafe

Sometimes a road-trip discovery is just too perfect to believe. That is how I felt when I first saw the subject of today’s Travel Photo Thursday. ┬áKen found it first, along the long, boring road from Tucson into southern California.

Travel Photo of the road from Arizona into California
The road from Arizona into California

On a short cut between major highways, he stopped for lunch at the Kofa Cafe. Like a mirage in the desert, an old-west style building beckoned him in for a burger and a piece of home-made pie. Continue reading Travel Photo Thursday: Kofa Cafe