Archive for April, 2010

California’s Oldest City Offers Nonstop Photo Ops

Mike Padgett -

April 28, 2010 SAN DIEGO, Calif. –The afternoon we arrived in San Diego, the brisk winds blew strong enough to straighten curly hair. Two days later, it was calm. The skies were clear. The coastal temperatures were in the 70s. We love this city. Especially its ocean breezes, Balboa Park, sunsets off Point Loma, and […]

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‘Land of Oz’ Nickname Fits Australia’s Magic

Mike Padgett -

April 20, 2010 MELBOURNE, Australia – The wheels are coming up on this steel bird lifting off from the Land of Oz. Our United Airlines 747 climbs easily, pointed east from Melbourne, bound for Sydney. There we’ll change planes for a nonstop flight to Los Angeles. The 747 crew’s commentary fades as I look back […]

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New Book Delivered by Arizona’s ‘Cowboy Baby Doctor’

Mike Padgett -

April 16, 2010 KINGMAN, Ariz. –An Arizona doctor who once a month rides his horse into the Grand Canyon to treat Native American patients is touring the state to promote his first book. Dr. Kenneth Jackson, known in Kingman as the “cowboy baby doctor,” is the author of “Manifest West.” He will be at book […]

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