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Main gate of Legoland California
2019-03-19 10:06:38
23rd February 2019: In which the intrepid narrator takes his family to another day at Legoland
Lego scientist figure inside the Legoland
Legoland II World-readable
2019-03-13 20:42:24
21st February 2019: In which the intrepid narrator returns to Legoland California Resort
Jaeger and Calvin after kayaking in Elkhorn Slough
Elkhorn World-readable
2018-08-08 19:36:38
22 June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator takes a kayak tour through a slough, drives along highway one, and returns home to San Francisco
Waves break on Asilomar State Marine Reserve
Lagoon World-readable
2018-08-07 19:26:11
21 June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator visits tide pools, California State Historic Landmark #1, and a light house; and sees the circle of avian life in action
Kelp forest at the Montery Bay Aquarium
Kelp forest World-readable
2018-08-06 20:35:30
20 June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator visits the superb Monterey Bay Aquarium, sees the kelp forest, and contemplates his supervillian lair
Julian, Calvin, and Kiesa on the beach at Andrew Molera State Park
Serra World-readable
2018-08-04 20:49:48
19 June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator visits beaches, climbs ridges, and sees the final resting place of Saint Junipero Serra
Redwood tree in Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Pfeiffer Big Sur World-readable
2018-08-02 20:21:02
18th June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator explores the redwoods of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Monastery Beach
Lobos World-readable
2018-07-31 22:01:56
17 June 2018: In which the intrepid narrator travels south along California Highway One towards Big Sur
N749UA at SFO
Bletchley Park World-readable
2018-07-26 20:47:57
In which the intrepid narrator makes a fourth trip to London and finds more things to see
Ellison Onizuka memorial on Manua Kea
Kona World-readable
2018-05-04 14:50:48
In which the intrepid narrator returns home from the Big Island of Hawaii
Kilauea Iki trail
Kilauea Iki World-readable
2018-04-25 19:30:21
In which the intrepid narrator spends his last full day on the Big Island of Hawaii at the bottom of a caldera, watching lava erupt, and swimming next to the beach
Cascades in the jungle at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Jungle World-readable
2018-04-16 11:29:31
In which the intrepid narrator visits a botanical garden and sees a waterfall in the jungle north of Hilo
Bengal tigers Tzatiki and Siracha at the Panaewa Rainforest Zoo
Hilo World-readable
2018-04-10 18:11:00
In which the intrepid narrator heads into Hilo and swims in the Pacific Ocean
Kiesa, Calvin, and Sasa hike at Kipukapuaulu
South Point World-readable
2018-04-04 19:52:46
In which the intrepid narrator sees a coffee farm and a black sand beach, and visits the southernmost point of the United States
Julian runs in front of Kiesa on the Steaming Bluff above Kilauea Caldera
Kilauea World-readable
2018-04-01 19:34:56
In which the intrepid narrator sees Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii and contemplates the vastness of the Pacific Ocean
Gentry Arkansas
Nemo's Wedding World-readable
2017-11-03 13:46:11
In which the intrepid narrator visits northwest Arkansas to attend a friend's wedding
Tags: travel
Crosswalk stencil in Helsinki
Worldcon Recap World-readable
2017-09-23 17:37:00
In which the intrepid narrator recaps his eleven days in Scandinavia, and enumerates lessons learned from the trip
Series: Worldcon 75
Kiesa and Julian queue to check in at Copenhagen Airport
Speedbird (Reprise) World-readable
2017-09-17 19:53:49
19th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator flies home to North America across the Atlantic Ocean
Series: Worldcon 75
Julian walks at Amager Strandpark
Spire World-readable
2017-09-16 21:04:40
18th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator spends one last day in Copenhagen and climbs an amazing church spire
Series: Worldcon 75
Danish flag flying at Kronborg
Kronborg World-readable
2017-09-15 18:23:48
17th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator visits Hamlet's Castle
Series: Worldcon 75
Danish for breakfast in Denmark
Nationalmuseet World-readable
2017-09-12 22:19:14
16th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator explores Copenhagen
Series: Worldcon 75
SAS A320 DY-KAL at Helsinki
Kiitos Finland! World-readable
2017-09-10 14:04:09
15th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator bids farewell to Helsinki, flies to Copenhagen, and takes a canal boat tour
Series: Worldcon 75
Interior of Louhela Station in Vantaa, Finland
Suomenlinna World-readable
2017-09-09 12:17:26
14th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator visits the fortress of Suomenlinna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Series: Worldcon 75
Julian and Calvin wait for the bus in Helsinki
2017-09-04 12:57:16
13th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator skips the last day of Worldcon 75 to see an open-air heritage museum, an impressive church, and the National Museum of Finland
Series: Worldcon 75
Calvin and Julian on the couch in Finnish Airbnb
Third day at Worldcon World-readable
2017-09-01 22:06:19
12th August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator spends a third day at Worldcon 75 and finally figures out a working schedule for the con
Series: Worldcon 75
Directional sign at Worldcon
Hugo Awards World-readable
2017-08-27 15:29:31
11 August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator attends a second day at Worldcon and watches the Hugo Awards in person
Series: Worldcon 75
Jaeger at Worldcon 75
2017-08-26 16:33:05
10 August 2017: In which the intrepid narrator visits Worldcon 75 in Helsinki and sees many interesting things
Series: Worldcon 75
Jaeger, Kiesa, Julian, and Calvin on Finnair flight 12 to Helsinki
Messukeskus World-readable
2017-08-23 19:42:38
In which the intrepid narrator takes his family to Helsinki for the 75th annual Worldcon
Series: Worldcon 75
Worldcon 75 World-readable
2017-08-20 15:52:10
In which the intrepid narrator decides to attend Worldcon 75 in Helsinki
Series: Worldcon 75
Hello Death Valley World-readable
2017-02-20 14:05:14
12 Feburary 2017: In which the intrepid narrator travels to visit an otherworldly landscape
Elizabeth Tower (aka
2016-12-09 08:46:36
Sunday 23rd October: In which the intrepid narrator spends one more day playing tourist in London
Series: London 2016
Roundels at the London Transport Museum shop
2016-11-20 14:40:17
22nd October 2016: In which the intrepid narrator visits London after spending a week at his employer's office
Series: London 2016
Eva Air 777 at SFO
Transatlantic World-readable
2016-10-24 08:06:36
In which the intrepid narrator flies to London to visit the other half of his team
Series: London 2016
Amber Fort
Christmas in Jaipur World-readable
2016-01-10 13:43:01
In which the intrepid narrator celebrates Christmas by visiting Amber Fort in Jaipur
Series: India 2015
Platform 4 at Agra Cantt railway station
Indian Railways World-readable
2016-01-07 09:52:32
In which the intrepid narrator takes a delayed train from Agra to Jaipur
Series: India 2015
Taj Mahal
Agra Reprise World-readable
2016-01-05 11:12:48
In which the intrepid narrator revisits Agra and the Taj Mahal
Series: India 2015
Outer walls and moat of the Red Fort
Reprising Delhi World-readable
2016-01-03 19:56:53
In which the intrepid narrator explores Delhi
Series: India 2015
Aunt Bethany and Calvin at National Zoological Gardens, Delhi
Zoo World-readable
2016-01-01 11:43:13
In which the intrepid narrator begins to explore Delhi
Series: India 2015
Lufthansa A380 at Frankfurt
Landing in New Delhi World-readable
2015-12-30 19:31:37
In which the intrepid narrator spends an entire calendar day in transit en route to India
Series: India 2015
N3953 787-9 at DIA gate B32
Eastward Bound World-readable
2015-12-27 10:18:34
In which the intrepid narrator departs North America for India, in the company of his first-grader
Series: India 2015
San Diego and La Jolla from the air
2014-12-06 12:48:40
In which the intrepid narrator visits NorCal for the Logan family reunion and unlocks a major parenting achievement
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) in San Diego Harbor
Midway World-readable
2014-12-02 19:04:37
In which the intrepid narrator takes Calvin to a series of museum ships in San Diego Harbor
Calvin eats noodle and tofu at DIA
Legoland World-readable
2014-11-30 12:18:33
In which the intrepid narrator takes Calvin to visit the Legoest place on earth
Main living area in Breckenridge condo
Tenmile World-readable
2014-10-11 12:02:24
In which the intrepid narrator spends Labor Day weekend in Breckenridge and traverses the Tenmile Range
Jaden plays with a plastic bag (
2014-09-13 11:26:38
In which the intrepid narrator visits Lincoln in August
Tags: travel
Calvin watches the scenery from the Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Cog railway World-readable
2014-08-13 21:22:14
3 August 2014: In which the intrepid narrator finally ticks off the last thing on his Colorado tourist list
Tags: travel
In-flight map on descent into Delhi
Flying over Donetsk World-readable
2014-07-22 20:12:03
In which the intrepid narrator realizes he's flown near the restive Donetsk People's Republic
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Baggage claim at Inverness airport made by Logan
Logans in Scotland World-readable
2014-06-11 17:53:06
In which the intrepid narrator finds his name written in random places around Scotland
Tags: travel
Calvin and Kiesa in the ruins of Urquhart Castle
2014-06-08 12:39:27
In which the intrepid narrator contemplates lessons learned from his eleven-day trip to Scotland
Tags: travel
British Airways Boeing 767-300 G-BZHA at Edinburgh Airport
Going home World-readable
2014-06-05 19:09:16
Sunday, 25th May: In which the intrepid narrator returns home to North America after a week and a half in Great Britain
Tags: travel
York Cold War Bunker
Bunker World-readable
2014-06-04 20:25:28
Saturday, 24th May: in which the intrepid narrator visits a Cold War bunker and a windmill, then returns to Edinburgh to fly home
Tags: travel
Steam engines surround the turntable at the National Railway Museum
Nerdvana World-readable
2014-06-03 20:53:19
Friday, 23rd May: in which the intrepid narrator visits Nerdvana in York, otherwise known as the National Railway Museum
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The A9, somewhere in Scotland
East Coast World-readable
2014-06-02 20:09:43
Thursday, 22nd May: in which the intrepid narrator travels down the East Coast Main Line to York and visits York Minster
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Rain outside the hotel window in Inverness
Cairngorms World-readable
2014-06-01 21:00:46
Wednesday, 21st May: in which the intrepid narrator visits the Scottish mountain town of Aviemore and feels right at home
Tags: travel
River Ness
Urquhart Castle World-readable
2014-06-01 08:55:17
Tuesday, 20th May: in which the intrepid narrator drives into the Scottish Highlands and fails to see any monsters in Loch Ness
Tags: travel
Country lane at Clava Cairns
Culloden World-readable
2014-05-29 20:41:38
Monday, 19th May: in which the intrepid narrator explores the countryside surrounding Inverness
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Calvin in the First ScotRail service to Inverness
Star Fort World-readable
2014-05-28 07:25:00
Sunday, 18th May: in which the intrepid narrator heads into the Scottish highlands
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Jaeger with Dolly the cloned sheep
Devolution World-readable
2014-05-27 19:13:48
Saturday, 17th May: in which the intrepid narrator visits museums, churches, and a devolved Parliament
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Calvin in Princes Street Garden in front of Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle World-readable
2014-05-25 19:39:20
Friday, 16th May: in which the intrepid narrator explores the Scottish capital
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British Airways Boeing 777-200 G-YMMC at Denver International Airport
On Holiday World-readable
2014-05-25 17:21:37
Wednesday and Thursday, 14th and 15th May: in which the intrepid narrator flies over the Atlantic Ocean to Edinburgh to begin a holiday in Scotland
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Vacation World-readable
2014-02-17 17:15:39
In which the intrepid narrator contemplates where to go on vacation
Tags: travel
Calvin and Kiesa at Sutter's Fort
New Bay Bridge World-readable
2014-01-11 16:42:53
In which the intrepid narrator spends the last two days of 2013 in California
Kiesa and Calvin with the Macys Christmas tree in Union Square
San Francisco World-readable
2014-01-05 12:27:31
In which the intrepid narrator visits San Francisco and wonders if he's coming home
Logan Christmas photo featuring Calvin
Christmas 2013 World-readable
2014-01-01 19:06:46
In which the intrepid narrator visits his parents for Christmas
Sunset near the Great Sand Dunes
Great Sand Dunes World-readable
2013-07-20 17:25:19
In which the intrepid narrator goes camping at the Great Sand Dunes and stages an impromptu engineering workshop in the sand
Tags: travel
2013-06-29 21:06:13
In which the intrepid narrator digs up his old journal to recap his first trip to New York City, as a nine-year-old in 1990
Tags: travel
Calvin watches the harbor recede from the stern of the Staten Island Ferry
South Ferry World-readable
2013-06-23 20:36:38
In which the intrepid narrator bids farewell to New York City and unlocks a major parenting achievement
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New York Stock Exchange
2013-06-21 20:59:28
In which the intrepid narrator recovers his camera, tours Lower Manhattan in the rain, and tries to explain September 11 to a preschooler
Tags: travel
Josh, Bethany, and Calvin on the High Line
30 Rock in Lego World-readable
2013-06-20 21:08:33
In which the intrepid narrator visits the High Line and loses his camera on the Top of the Rock
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Calvin and Midtown Manhattan
Between the lions World-readable
2013-06-19 20:15:53
In which the intrepid narrator and his preschooler visit Roosevelt Island, the New York Public Library, the American Museum of Natural History, Strawberry Fields, and Curry Hill
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Advent Hope Church
Legos in Times Square World-readable
2013-06-15 20:50:17
In which the intrepid narrator explores Manhattan with his preschooler and finds a giant X-Wing built entirely in Lego
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Calvin's drawing of New York: building and a cow
Flying east World-readable
2013-06-04 20:38:42
In which the intrepid narrator takes his four-year-old to New York City
Tags: travel
2013-02-06 20:44:06
In which the intrepid narrator unleashes an ebook on the unsuspecting populous
Tags: travel
United 777-200 waiting at the gate at Narita International Airport
2013-01-19 18:39:43
In which the intrepid narrator flies home, lands before taking off, and experiences the same day twice
Tags: travel
Plastic screen in a classical Chinese style
Living in the future World-readable
2013-01-19 11:45:15
In which the intrepid narrator visits the National Palace Museum, meets a friendly local student, goes shopping, and visits the erstwhile tallest building in the world
Tags: travel
Display of Asus motherboards on a street corner in Taipei
Sunology World-readable
2013-01-18 19:11:43
In which the intrepid narrator sees a giant panda, rides a gondola, contemplates the study of Sunology, gets nearly lost on the alleys and lanes of Taipei, and eats a Ma-Po tofu burger
Tags: travel
Slide in the playground at the 228 Peace Park
Provisional capital World-readable
2013-01-17 19:37:44
In which the intrepid narrator explores Taipei in the rain
Tags: travel
Victoria Harbour from the hotel window
Leaving Hong Kong World-readable
2013-01-15 20:51:53
In which the intrepid narrator bids farewell to Hong Kong after ten days in the Special Administrative Region and fails to visit the giant Buddha on Lantau Island
Tags: travel
The noonday gun fires
The Noonday Gun World-readable
2013-01-14 21:41:00
In which the intrepid narrator spends his last full day in Hong Kong picking off the last few sites he missed
Tags: travel
River traffic on the Pearl River in Huangpu
Guangzhou World-readable
2013-01-13 12:33:34
In which the intrepid narrator visits the third-largest city in the People's Republic of China
Calvin eats a Mickey Mouse waffle at Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland World-readable
2013-01-12 20:35:01
In which the intrepid narrator experiences the magic kingdom and the middle kingdom at the same time
Tags: travel
Bamboo-lined walkway in Victoria Park
A day without a plan World-readable
2013-01-08 19:05:44
In which the intrepid narrator tries to get a visa for the People's Republic, and tries to go shopping in Hong Kong
Tags: travel
Bamboo scaffolding under an expressway suspended over Victoria Harbour
The New Territories World-readable
2013-01-07 18:53:17
In which the intrepid narrator explores the New Territories
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Riding the Peak Tram up the peak
Christmas at the Peak World-readable
2013-01-06 18:55:01
In which the intrepid narrator spends Christmas on Victoria Peak in Hong Kong
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Kowloon and the International Commerce Centre
Cheung Chau World-readable
2013-01-04 08:32:55
In which the intrepid narrator visits the outlying island of Cheung Chau
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Barge dredging the harbor from our hotel window
Defending the harbor World-readable
2013-01-04 01:43:14
In which the intrepid narrator beats jet-lag and worries about the appropriate level of history to discuss with a preschooler
Tags: travel
Calvin looks out the hotel window at Victoria Harbour
Lay ho, Hong Kong World-readable
2013-01-03 19:09:57
In which the intrepid narrator begins to explore Hong Kong
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United 737 and 777 at LAX
Flying to Hong Kong World-readable
2012-12-27 06:07:29
In which the intrepid narrator drags his three-year-old halfway around the world and lives to tell the tale
Tags: travel
Go east, young man! World-readable
2012-12-15 14:50:18
In which the intrepid narrator prepares to head to East Asia for something resembling a family vacation
Tags: travel
I am sure there's an obvious reason why I took this picture of my t-shirt
Thanksgiving 2012 World-readable
2012-12-08 12:42:39
In which the intrepid narrator travels to Portland and discovers that even Portlanders can be overwhelmed by rain
Calvin plays with Legos on the plane to Pasco
Walla Walla World-readable
2012-10-20 12:39:09
In which the intrepid narrator visits Walla Walla, Washington for his father's birthday
Air travel World-readable
2012-10-03 17:50:16
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View out hotel window in Hyderabad
2012-07-26 19:35:20
In which the intrepid narrator talks about things that didn't fit anywhere else
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Hotel room in Hyderabad
Heading home World-readable
2012-07-24 20:49:22
In which the intrepid narrator sets foot on American soil after nine days in India
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Jaeger at Charminar
2012-07-21 20:00:52
In which the intrepid narrator takes advantage of his trip to Hyderabad to see what he can see in the City of Pearls
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
2012-07-14 16:33:03
In which the intrepid narrator provides a literature review of his recent readings about India
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Fountain on Rajpath
Tryst with destiny World-readable
2012-07-02 19:16:21
In which the intrepid narrator visits Delhi, sees Muhammad's footprint, and stands in Nehru's footsteps
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Inlaid marble coasters
The rest of Agra World-readable
2012-06-23 18:58:38
In which the intrepid narrator goes shopping and continues his adventures in Agra
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Taj Mahal framed by the meeting hall
Agra World-readable
2012-06-21 20:16:56
In which the intrepid narrator visits the greatest mausoleum in the world
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Series: India 2012
Delhi World-readable
2012-06-16 22:20:15
In which the intrepid narrator returns to Delhi in the pre-monsoon heat
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
Lincoln, Nebraska, as seen from the air
First Class World-readable
2012-06-15 09:49:19
In which the intrepid narrator hops on a plane for the other side of the world
Tags: travel
Series: India 2012
India 2012 World-readable
2012-06-14 10:18:12
In which the intrepid narrator prepares for a second trip to India
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Series: India 2012
2012-04-04 20:12:13
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Series: India 2012
2012-02-16 21:28:47
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2012-01-02 19:09:23
Oceanside looking like a hill station
Oceanside, Portland World-readable
2011-07-28 08:09:27
Portlandia World-readable
2011-07-20 12:56:37
Hail World-readable
2011-07-16 07:27:41
2011-01-09 20:44:35
2010-12-24 08:26:17
2010-04-17 14:56:22
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Series: India 2010
2010-03-28 20:29:06
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Series: India 2010
2010-03-27 12:33:20
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Series: India 2010
Baby Sevoke engine
2010-03-24 20:41:51
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Series: India 2010
Tea plantation in Darjeeling
2010-03-22 20:17:03
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Series: India 2010
Tea plantation near Darjeeling
2010-03-19 20:08:39
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Series: India 2010
West Bengal village
2010-03-15 09:35:07
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Series: India 2010
Radio Tower Hill
2010-03-15 09:22:25
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Series: India 2010
2010-03-12 09:09:30
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Series: India 2010
My first hotel room in Delhi
Delhi (India: Day One) World-readable
2010-03-11 09:13:43
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Series: India 2010
2010-03-10 07:56:06
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Series: India 2010
Soundtrack World-readable
2010-03-06 11:44:39
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Series: India 2010
Jaeger's vast collection of Indian books
Vacation Planning World-readable
2010-02-21 20:47:04
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Series: India 2010
Plane tickets World-readable
2010-01-27 07:51:10
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Series: India 2010
Christmas (part two) World-readable
2009-12-30 16:28:11
North-east ridge of Mount Hood from N737JW
Christmas (part one) World-readable
2009-12-29 22:29:05
Background Research World-readable
2009-11-23 20:14:06
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Series: India 2010
Passage to India World-readable
2009-11-13 21:16:15
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Series: India 2010
Travel Plans World-readable
2009-06-12 11:15:54
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Christmas (part 3) World-readable
2009-01-12 17:37:14
Christmas (part 2) World-readable
2009-01-12 08:00:13
Thanksgiving World-readable
2008-12-05 07:59:31
Walla Walla from the air
Cascade Volcano Day World-readable
2008-09-14 16:22:52

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