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David Wright House, Phoenix
A beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright creation in the middle of the City, photographed June 8, 2017.
Kingman to Flagstaff in a Hurry—tracing Historic Route 66, August 12-13, 2012.
Historic Phoenix Homes
A sight-seeing tour of the historic districts of Downtown Phoenix (photos 2006).
Historic Tempe Homes
Historic homes from the mid-twentieth century, just west of the ASU campus (photos 2006).
Phoenix Mystery Castle
An eccentric and lovable kitsch collection in a unique historic home (photos May 25, 2008).
The Farm at South Mountain
Stop here after the Phoenix Mystery Castle (photos May 25, 2008).
The Lakes of Tempe
This lake community was "in the middle of nowhere" when it opened in 1971. Now it is considered the Beverly Hills of Tempe.
Mesa Community College
Photos from the Flag Gem & Mineral show, 2020, and photos of the campus from 2010.
Mansions of Camelback Mountain
Modern homes in Phoenix, set on one-acre natural desert lots (photos 2006).
Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix
Take the Light Rail to the Orpheum Theatre to see the Sexy Liberal Show!
The Old Desert Homestead
Our family home in Arizona (photos 2005).
Sightseeing Near Scottsdale
A guilde to local Frank Lloyd Wright and other places to see - near and far - if you visit Scottsdale.
| California |
Palm Springs Sunrise
Architecture, historic buildings, and the San Jacinto Mountains (photos July 10, 2019).
San Diego Maritime Museum
Visit a fleet of historic boats (photos 2017).
Views from Oakland
City views, Lake Merritt, and a boat ride in San Francisco Bay (photos 2017).
Los Feliz Cottages
Storybook French Normandy cottages, also known as the Snow White Cottages or Disney Cottages (photos 2001).
A famous street in Los Feliz, California (photos 2001).
Silver Lake Reservoir
Silver Lake houses, Los Angeles (photos 1998).
The stick and glass house in Sherman Oaks, California, where I grew up (photos 2010). Architect Young Woo, 1959.
Los Angeles, including 6900 Santa Monica Boulevard, on Historic Route 66, and Riverside County (photos April 2011).
College reunion in Humboldt County (photos April 11-15, 2016).
Celebrate Groundhog Day in California (photos January 29-February 6, 2016).
Delta King Hotel
Old Town Sacramento (photos April 2007).
Kinetic Grand Championship, formerly known as the Kinetic Sculpture Race, and other scenes from Humboldt County (photos 2010).
Marches in Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles, and Phoenix (photos 2003 to 2017).
| Europe and Other Countries |
Cultic Studies conference in Stockholm, June 2015.
Meet in Iceland
Everything you need to know to bring your group to Iceland (photos September 2014 & June 2015).
World Heritage City and 2008 European Capital of Culture (photos 2007).
Munich, Nuremberg, Dresden, Leipzig, and Torgau (photos 2010).
St. Moritz, Zurich, and Basel (photos 2004).
Ireland and Scotland
Photos of Edinburgh Castle and other sites (photos 1994).
Photos from Rotorua and Wellington (photos November 2011).
Santiago, Vina del Mar, Valparasio, and Zapallar (photos 2006).
Two famous artists of Ecuador, Oswaldo Guayasamín and Eduardo Kingman (photos 1995).
Buddhas of Bangkok (photos 1997).
The Hindu holy lands, from three trips, 1980, 1982, and 1989.
Beaches on Paradise Island (photos 1991).
Hamilton and beautiful beaches of Bermuda, and Hurricane Erin (photos 2001).
Cannons and everything to see in Barbados (photos 2018).
| 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.
City views, Chapala Riviera, a healing sweat lodge ceremony, and the Jose Cuervo property (photos 2009).
| Steamboat Reunion|
A journey to Steamboat Land: Cincinnati, Jeffersonville, and Chattanooga (photos June 2014).
Visit Augusta, Missouri
Great location for a family reunion - we have fun wherever we meet! (photos June 3-5, 2016).
Belle of Cincinnati
Cruise the Ohio River out of Covington, Kentucky. On the north side of the River, visit the Cincinnati Museum Center, Historic Fire Department Station 34, and the famous Orchids at Palm Court (photos May 2018).
| Delta Queen Steamboat|
Photos and video clips, including shore stops in Tuscaloosa, Demopolis, and Decatur, Alabama; and Columbus, Mississippi (photos October 2007).
Bok Sanctuary carillon and garden, Leu Gardens, Orlando, Rollins College, Winter Park, Melbourne, and St. Augustine, including the lighthouse (photos 2003).
Downtown Houston and Austin (photos 2008).
| Louisiana Northshore|
Lake Pontchartrain, Honey Island Swamp, and Abita Springs (photos October 25-28, 2013).
The Mississippi Gulf Coast, including Biloxi, Gulf Islands National Seashore, and Ocean Springs (photos October 20-25, 2013).
Downtown El Paso
Visit the museums and historic buildings of Downtown El Paso, including the Lhakhang at UTEP (photos October 2019).
Big Bend Loop
A trip to Marfa, Fort Davis, Alpine, and Marathon to see historic hotels, art, and Davis Mountains State Park (photos October 2019).
Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings (photos June 2006).
All around fun in Nevada (photos October 4-12, 2015).
A non-gamblers' guide to the gambling capital of the world (photos 2005).
Views of Arches National Park and Hole n' the Rock (photos June 2006).
Hassler family vacation (photos May 2012).
Cool Pools of Hawaii
Find hotels in Kauai and Maui where you can bathe in a salt water pool or swim with eagle rays (photos 2002).
4th of July 2010.
City Center, Philadelphia
Independence Hall, City Hall, Cathedral, and Chinatown (photos July 3-9, 2018).
Philadelphia Culture Tour
Cave of Kelpius, The Move, Mummers Museum, Free Quaker Meeting House, Masonic Temple, International Peace Mission, "I Am" Temple, United Lodge of Theosophists, and White Dog Café
Mark Twain House
Hartford, Connecticut (photos April 2007).
West Cornwall, Connecticut
Trinity Conference Center (photos April 2007).
| Destination Indiana|
Downtown Indianapolis, Columbus modern architecture tour, Traders Point Creamery, and West Baden Springs & French Lick Resorts (photos September 2012).
Denver Botanical Gardens
Living Bronze sculpture by Robert Wick (photos June 2006).
Building a house in Central Oregon, a visit to the Oregon Coast, and a Eugene Reggae Festival (photos summer 2007).
Oregon Road Trip
Photos from Downtown Portland, Breitenbush Oregon, and Southern Oregon (photos October 26-November 2, 2017).
Visit Downtown Santa Fe, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and Loretto Chapel. Original Route 66.