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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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New Orleans Offers History, Southern Foods, and a River Lifestyle

Mike Padgett -

March 20, 2011 NEW ORLEANS, La. – The tugboat across the river, moving slowly downstream past the docked paddlewheeler, has a ghostly appearance. Only the wheelhouse and lights are visible above the river’s morning fog blanket. Hidden are the main deck, bow and handrails. Beyond the paddlewheeler, a tugboat glides through the morning fog on […]

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