Monthly Archives: June 2019

Stuck on Devil’s Tower

    Stuck on Devil’s Tower   . . . I’m sure it seemed like a good idea at the time. On October 1, 1941 parachutist George Hopkins did something incredibly stupid.  He parachuted onto the top of Wyoming’s Devil’s Tower. Recently while visiting this impressive national monument, I read about Hopkin’s stunt. He did it to get attention and …

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Serving Two Masters

Curt with Ivory at the Old House. My son Clint and I walked out of the camp office together. As we exited outside, there was Ivory grinning her silly smile, as she expectantly thumped her big tail against the wall.  I challenged Clint to a test, “Clint, let’s stop here and find out who Ivory really loves the most.  You …

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The Little Red Stick

Le Petit Baton Rouge* Of all of the memorable places to visit in my home state of Louisiana, Avery Island is one of my favorites. Situated on the coastal marsh below Lafayette, “The Island” is an elevated area that rises above the surrounding flat marsh. It is not really an island but is a high area due to sitting above …

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