Archive for April, 2011

Newseum Spotlights Centuries of News History, Major Events

Mike Padgett -

April 17, 2011 WASHINGTON – The rain streamed sideways on our plane’s windows as we landed at Reagan National Airport. No sunbeams on this day. April’s dense clouds were almost as low as treetops. The rain drenching Washington forced us to switch to Plan B on our newest visit. We had set aside two days […]

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Between a Beach and a Railroad, A Flood of Memories

Mike Padgett -

April 3, 2011 CARLSBAD, Calif. – Beaches and trains are the sources of my favorite sounds. The sounds of waves, either lapping on the sand or crashing on rocks, and the horns or whistles of thundering trains represent adventure and independence. During a long weekend in Southern California, we recently found ourselves within a short […]

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