The Lakes of Tempe
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augusta-katescar Cousins reunion
Augusta, Missouri (June 3-5, 2016).

image Northern California
College reunion in Humboldt County (April 11-15, 2016).

image California Groundhog
Celebration of Groundhog Day in California (January 29-February 6, 2016).

image Nevada Holiday
All around fun in Nevada (October 4-12, 2015).

image Biloxi
Fun places on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, including the Gulf Islands National Seashore and Ocean Springs (October 20-25, 2013).

image Steamboat Reunion
A journey to Steamboat Land: Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, and Chattanooga (June 2014).

image Delta Queen Steamboat
Photos and video clips of this historic paddlewheel steamboat; shore stops in Tuscaloosa, Demopolis, and Decatur, Alabama; and Columbus, Mississippi (October 2007).

image Delta King Hotel
Old Town Sacramento (April 2007).

image Humboldt County
Kinetic Grand Championship, formerly known as the Kinetic Sculpture Race, and other scenes from Humboldt County (2010).

image Kauai, Hawaii
Hassler family vacation (May 2012).

image Cool Pools of Hawaii
Find hotels in Kauai and Maui where you can bathe in a salt water pool or swim with eagle rays (2002).

image Florida
Bok Sanctuary carillon and garden, Leu Gardens, Orlando, Rollins College, Winter Park, Melbourne, and St. Augustine, including the lighthouse (2003).

image Denver Botanical Gardens
Living Bronze sculpture by Robert Wick (June 2006).

image Texas Issue
Downtown Houston and Austin (2008).

image Mark Twain House
Hartford, Connecticut (April 2007).

image West Cornwall, Connecticut
Trinity Conference Center (April 2007).

image Hippy, Oregon
Summer of 2007: Central Oregon, Oregon Coast, and Eugene Reggae Festival.
image Stockholm Syndrome
Cultic Studies conference in Stockholm, June 2015.

image Meet in Iceland
Everything you need to know to bring your group to Iceland (September 2014 & June 2015).

image New Zealand
Photos from Rotorua and Wellington (November 2011).

image Liverpool
World Heritage City and 2008 European Capital of Culture (2007).

image Chile
Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparasio, and Zapallar (2006).

image Germany
Munich, Nuremberg, and a tour of Saxony: Dresden, Leipzig, and Torgau (2010).

image Switzerland
St. Moritz, Zurich, and Basel (2004).

image Mexico!
Guadalajara, a healing sweat lodge ceremony, Chapala Riviera, and the Jose Cuervo property (2009).

image India
The Hindu holy lands, from three trips, 1980, 1982, and 1989.

image Louisiana Northshore
Lake Pontchartrain, Honey Island Swamp, and Abita Springs (October 25-28, 2013).

image Santa Fe
Regional conference of the International Cultic Studies Association, November 3, 2013. On the Historic Santa Fe Trail and original Route 66.

image Route 66
Kingman to Flagstaff in a Hurry—tracing Historic Route 66, August 12-13, 2012.

image Destination Indiana
Downtown Indianapolis, Columbus modern architecture tour, Traders Point Creamery, and West Baden Springs & French Lick Resorts (September 2012).

image Manhattan
4th of July 2010.

image Colorado
Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings (June 2006).

image Utah
Views of Arches National Park and Hole n' the Rock (June 2006).

image 1951 Car Trip to Mexico
My parents traveled in Mexico for nearly a month in 1951. Photos and travel diary posted to this site March 2013.
image Historic Phoenix Homes
A sight-seeing tour of the historic districts of Downtown Phoenix (2006).

image Historic Tempe Homes
Historic homes from the mid-twentieth century, just west of the ASU campus, and ten miles east of Downtown Phoenix (2006).

image Phoenix Mystery Castle
An eccentric and lovable kitsch collection in a unique historic home (May 25, 2008).

image The Farm at South Mountain
Stop here after the Phoenix Mystery Castle (May 25, 2008).

image The Lakes of Tempe
This lake community was "in the middle of nowhere" when they broke ground in 1971. Now it is considered the Beverly Hills of Tempe.

image Mesa Community College
The college where I work in the Phoenix East Valley (2010).

image Mansions of Camelback Mountain
Modern homes in Phoenix, set on one-acre natural desert lots (2006).

orpheum-dome Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix
Take the Light Rail to the Orpheum Theatre to see the Sexy Liberal Show!

image The Old Desert Homestead
Our family home in Arizona (2005).

image Los Feliz Cottages
Storybook French Normandy cottages, also known as the Snow White Cottages or Disney Cottages (2001).

image Waverly Drive
A famous street in Los Feliz, California (2001).

image Silver Lake Reservoir
Silver Lake houses, Los Angeles (1998).

image Sherman Oaks
The stick and glass house in Sherman Oaks, California, where I grew up (2010).

image Southern California
Los Angeles, including 6900 Santa Monica Boulevard, on Historic Route 66, and Riverside County (April 2011).

image Las Vegas
A non-gamblers' guide to the gambling capital of the world (2005).

image Peace Demonstrations
Marches in Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles, and Phoenix (2003 to 2011).