Green Valley Arizona

Locals bar.  Easy Street Lounge.  More locals and a good dive bar.  Arizona Family Grill is connected to it.  Everything is good.

Glacier National Park

This national park’s diverse wildlife ranges from mountain goats to grizzly bears.

St. James Hotel

The St. James Hotel in Cimarron, NM is notoriously haunted.

Russia (Part 5)

We finally got to Murmansk, and it was around 1:00, with the bizarre noonday sun brightly hugging the horizon.

Russia (Part 4)

Then next day we woke up to the unusually late first snows of Apatity, and had snowball fights and played around, then we headed to some tours of the apatite mines and processing plants for which we had supposedly come to this godforsaken place.

Russia (Part 3)

We visited St. Isaacs Cathedral, which I can say without reservation is the most magnificent building I have ever seen or heard of.

Russia (Part 2)

From Russia With Love The next morning I awakened at around 9:00 to an amazing sunrise. The sun was a bright fluorescent orangey-pink muffled by

Russia (Part 1)

Pamela Olson is a student at Stanford and for the past semester has been touring Russia.  Her writing  style is comfortable yet gives you a real


Beautifully situated at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Porterville is an All American City that boasts a vibrant historic downtown district with boutique shops, restaurants, galleries, and professional offices.

Los Gatos

This town was hit hard in the 1990 earthquake. Most of downtown had to be rebuilt. They did a great job, the shops that line Santa Cruz Avenue are very diverse and make a great way to kill an afternoon/evening.