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Hitomi’s Out

Hitomi (who's in Japan) called me out of the blue. It was good to talk to her. I hadn't talked to her since Friday. I was in the middle of work, unfortunately and had to keep the conversation short. Something … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon: Hitomi and I were — underwhelmed. Sure we both accepted that it was a very large and impressive hole, but in terms of aesthetics, Hitomi found it "dirty." (Later: "dirty and hot".) To be honest, I would … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon

The drive from Zion to Bryce is quite interesting, and was some of the most interesting country visible by car that I've seen. Typically in the Northwest, much of anything scenic roadside is obscured by trees, or high up and … Continue reading

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Las Vegas to Zion

Hitomi and I spent about ten days driving to the various national parks of the Southwest. We flew into Vegas Friday. True enough, it's hot and full of gambling machines, and stupid drunks wandering the streets like Greek Row. I … Continue reading

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