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TWA at JFK: A Glimpse at Travel in the 1960s

by Dr. Denise R. Ames My visit with my daughter’s family, including my three grandchildren, was coming to an end! But one more adventure before taking-off on a Jet Blue flight from JFK in New York City to Albuquerque, a … Continue reading

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A Stroll Along Malcolm X Blvd. in Brooklyn, NY: Diversity at its Best

by Dr. Denise R. Ames I just visited Brooklyn New York. My adorable three grandchildren live in Brooklyn and I love to visit as much as possible. Although I spend most of my time with my grandchildren, Brooklyn and the … Continue reading

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Otero Canyon Trail: A Trail of Softness in the Cibola National Forest

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Another scenic trail in the labyrinth of Cibola National Forest trails is the Otero Canyon Trail. Traveling a few short miles east of Albuquerque, New Mexico on Interstate I-40, swinging around the Sandia Mountain, I … Continue reading

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The Gran Quivira: A Spanish Mission and Pueblo in New Mexico

by Dr. Denise R. Ames It was a dry, hot, spring day in New Mexico, thankfully without the wind, as I pulled into the parking lot of the Gran Quivira, the largest of the three Salinas Missions (see earlier posts). … Continue reading

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Salinas Valley Pueblos in New Mexico: A Testament to the Past

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Spring was just around the corner when I embarked on a stimulating venture. About 25 miles south of Albuquerque, New Mexico, my hometown, were located ruins of three separate Indian pueblos and also the remains … Continue reading

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Copenhagen, Denmark: Not a Progressive Dream Country, Some Final Thoughts

By Dr. Denise R. Ames My Baltic Sea cruise had ended and now my three days in Copenhagen was drawing to a close. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in the city and had many fond memories of the people and … Continue reading

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Tivoli Gardens: Copenhagen’s Entertainment Central

by Dr. Denise R. Ames It was the end of my last day in Denmark. I hated to leave, it seemed as though there was so much more to see and things to learn. I had one last burst of … Continue reading

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A Copenhagen Treasure: Christiana, a Colorful Bohemian Neighborhood

by Dr. Denise R. Ames My Baltic Sea cruise ended in Copenhagen, Denmark. Now, I had three days to explore this fascinating city. My travel companion, Susan, and I thoroughly enjoyed the city tour (see previous blog) and a visit … Continue reading

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Discoveries in Copenhagen, Denmark: A Visitor’s Delight

by Dr. Denise R. Ames My Baltic Sea Cruise was coming to an end. Our small cruise ship, the Nautica, was steaming its way to Copenhagen, our departure port. My stint as cruise ship lecturer had come to an end, … Continue reading

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The Three Sisters Volcanoes: Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Sacred Landscape

by Dr. Denise R. Ames You can’t miss them when gazing westward from anywhere in my hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They are the five extinct volcanoes piercing the western landscape. Actually, two are quite small, and Native Americans call … Continue reading

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