Category Archives: North America

Arizona & Utah National Parks – Sept 2016

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, view from the Visitors' Center
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, view from the Visitors’ Center

In September 2016 we embarked on a week-long driving tour of northern Arizona and southern Utah, joined by our friends Mark & Joanne Guralnick from Brooklyn, NY. While Liza and Joanne worked out all the accommodations, Robert was the daily trip planner (with the help of Arizona Highways and Highroads magazines), with a focus on national parks and monuments. Continue reading Arizona & Utah National Parks – Sept 2016

Big Bend NP and More – August 2016

20160821_104225In August, Liza needed to be in Dallas to see family, so we took the opportunity to visit, at long last, Big Bend National Park in Texas. It’s not exactly a quick stop off the interstate, you have to want to go there, but it is certainly worth the effort. It was a bit silly to have only one full day there, but this was more or less a scouting trip, and we’re definitely going back!

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Cleveland Weekend, May 2015

On the trail at Shaker Lakes, Cleveland

We have wanted to visit Cleveland for awhile, ever since we heard they had the largest Slovenian population outside of Slovenia. In mid-May we had our chance, and were very happy to visit for the graduation of Richard Wanerman from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. (Richard’s father Rob and Robert are second cousins; their grandfathers Julius Farber and Mark [Farber] Markoff (he changed his name) were brothers.) Continue reading Cleveland Weekend, May 2015

Portland – Sept 2014

With Tom, Robert, and Diane Mosher
With Tom, Robert, and Diane Mosher…but where’s the bride? 🙂

After not having been to a wedding for literally years, we went to
our second wedding in a few months – this one in Salem, OR, with the happy couple being Robert Mosher (son of our long-time friends Tom and Diane Mosher) and Kaila Studebaker. We went up a few days in advance to do the sightseeing in Portland that we’ve never managed to get around to.

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