Out for a drive

By Mark McEachran at 7:39 pm on Saturday, April 7, 2012

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We encountered some spectacular views on the road through Utah.

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Vegas 2011

By Mark McEachran at 11:30 pm on Wednesday, August 17, 2011

So that was fun.

Ka by Cirque du Soleil at MGM Grand

KA had a more coherent story than most (all) of the Cirque (and cirque type) shows that we’ve seen (O, Mystere, La Rev, Cavalia).

And then there was The Gun Store: (Read on …)

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Alaska 2010

By Mark McEachran at 11:33 am on Tuesday, May 11, 2010



A map of our snowshoeing route near Skagway

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UK 2009

By Mark McEachran at 9:14 pm on Saturday, November 28, 2009

Our recent trip to the UK took us to Manchester, York and London.  You haven’t really had Thanksgiving until you’ve celebrated it in Manchester, following your turkey and stuffing with some turkey and stuffing flavored potato crisps!

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California Road Trip

By Mark McEachran at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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Happy Holidays

By Mark McEachran at 6:00 am on Monday, December 22, 2008

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Big City’s Christmas Dinner

By Mark McEachran at 8:30 pm on Saturday, December 13, 2008

This year we took everyone out to a place owned by Jose Garces, a friend of a friend.  Mercat a la Planxa is one of the best reviewed new restaurants in the US right now, it’s a well deserved honor.  The food was delicous, the drink was never empty and the atmosphere was nearly perfect.

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The Beaches of North Carolina

By Mark McEachran at 11:47 am on Saturday, November 29, 2008

We spent our Thangsgiving break in North Carolina with the better half’s half of the family. (Read on …)

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Moab Trip 2008

By Mark McEachran at 10:28 am on Friday, June 20, 2008

Porcupine Pine Rim Viewpoint

Four years have passed since we all were here.  It seems that Moab changed a bit more than we did.
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Edinburgh Castle

By Mark McEachran at 12:26 pm on Monday, May 26, 2008

Leslie and the Lion The most prominent feature in Edinburgh is the castle, which sits atop a volcanic core.  The core is all that remains after glaciers stripped away the rest of the mountain.  It’s a naturally fortified position, which made it that much more difficult for the Scots to retake after the English took it over. (Read on …)

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