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January 17th, 2019 - 6:01 pm § in Texas BBQ, The West

The Storytellers: A Madcap Story Set in the World of Texas Barbecue

We may have been in Springdale, UT, but when we mentioned Giddings, TX to our hosts, they began telling us an improbable story that, while set in Texas, was full of Utahn industriousness.

June 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm § in The West

Escape to San Diego, 2008, Part II: The Desert

San Diego is huge: over a million people. It used to be in Mexico. The weather attracts young adults and bums from pretty much all of the southwest.

June 29th, 2010 - 9:52 pm § in The West

Escape to San Diego, 2008, Part I: The Coast

A year ago, I grew very tired of whatever I had been doing. I decided to engage some temporary manifest destiny and go west. Thanks to the graciousness of my host, I was able to explore San Diego and its vast desert backyard. This is what I saw.