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New Mexico, Arizona and Utah Featured in The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger

Wednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: New Mexico, Colorado, California, Utah, Arizona

Movie: The Lone Ranger
Reel Rating: 3 out of 5 Reels
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, and some suggestive material
Released in Theaters: July 3, 2013
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western, Remake
Runtime: 149 minutes
Directed by: Gore Verbinski
Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale
Official Site: The Lone Ranger

I saw The Lone Ranger the day after it hit theaters, and by then, both movie critics and moviegoers had slammed the movie mercilessly, calling it a jumbled mess and the worst movie they’d ever seen. But look, I always try to keep an open mind, because frankly, quite often the movies everyone else hates I love. Continue reading New Mexico, Arizona and Utah Featured in The Lone Ranger

Travel Photo Thursday:Western Skies

 WESTERN ROAD TRIP

I’m winding up the brief western road trip of the past couple of weeks today with some photos of the things you can see under Western Skies. Photos taken by Ken and by me.

 

Open skies of Oregon from the Oregon Trail Museum
Oregon: from the Oregon Trail Museum

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The Sun Rises at Bryce Canyon, Utah

TRAVEL PHOTO THURSDAY

I would never want to dismiss the beauty of the other Western states, particularly my own–Arizona– but certainly high on my list of favorite Western road trips is southern Utah with its cluster of National Parks and Monuments protecting some pretty spectacular landscape. ¬†This series of photos reminds me that although I told my friend Keith Jenkins at Velvet Escape, when he published some dawn photos, that sunrise was only a rumor to me–it turns out I actually DID get up at dawn at Bryce Canyon.

Sunrise over Bryce Canyon, Utah
Sunrise over Bryce Canyon, Utah

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