Category: Traveling

Day 5 – Driving to WYOMING!

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Well, I have completed four of the six presentations scheduled for this first lecture tour! Turnout has been great – with the exception of the meeting in Vernal where only a small ‘crowd’ of eight folks showed up. I had about 100 people listening to me speak in Anchorage, 37 in Bakersfield and 62 in ….  Read More

Weekend in Western WYOMING

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I have the entire weekend to rest up and prepare for the final two presentations in my lecture tour next week. As I mentioned in my last posting, my previous visit to Wyoming was about 30 years ago and so I chose to spend Saturday revisiting those locations where I took my first field trip ….  Read More

One Day in Covington, Louisiana

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I had the pleasure of taking a short (one-day) trip to Covington, Louisiana – a small, upscale community located about 30 miles north of New Orleans on what is termed the ‘North Shore’ of Lake Pontchartrain (see photo above) I have been to New Orleans many, many times but have never ventured outside its main ….  Read More

At Home in Houston ….

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My original plan was to be in Kuwait this month but since the Eid al-Ada holiday (a big Holiday in the Islamic world) falls almost on the same day as our Thanksgiving Day, it was decided by the powers-that-be in our company’s office in Kuwait that I remain here in the USA and travel instead ….  Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

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To all my loyal followers here in the USA and to whomever else celebrates this day of Thanks …. I wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! I started out the day taking pictures around the west side of Houston during the early morning: A new artwork appeared two weeks ago next to the new Westchase Park ….  Read More

Snow in Houston, Texas!!

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I fully realize that most folks living in the northeastern USA or in the upper mid-western states or in the Rocky Mountain areas (Colorado, etc.) or anywhere else (for example, northern Europe or northern China, etc.) will chuckle, chortle, laugh or just shrug (“so what’s the big deal …”) at all this fuss I am ….  Read More