Anne Leonard

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Land of Entrapment

In 2016 when I spent my first summer in New Mexico, I planned on eventually exploring other corners of the West. Well, I was warned this is the Land of Entrapment, which is the local’s spin on the official state motto: Land of Enchantment. Consider me now officially among the trapped and loving every moment…

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The Hermitage

Add Andrew Jackson to the list of presidential sites I’ve visited (libraries, homes, etc.). As my brother once said, if they put up a sign in the woods saying Lincoln took a leak here we’d have to go see it. That was years ago after a brutal trip through the backwoods of Kentucky to what…

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Leaving Nashville

Nashville is the number one tourist destination in the U.S. Or so my Uber driver told me this morning on the way to the airport. It wasn’t the first time I heard it on this five-day trip and I did not see anything that led me to believe otherwise. The crowds on Broadway were daunting.…

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My new mountain home

Years ago I moved from Denver to Houston, thinking my time in Texas would just be a detour. At that point I figured I’d return to the Rockies in a few short years. Well, time flies and now it is 30 years, four months and a few days later and I have finally laid the…

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Heading home . . . for a night

Ending an incredible week in Panama, compliments of Pam and Michael. They truly have landed in a corner of paradise. At this point (in the noisy Tocumen Airport in Panama City), I figure a few photos tell the story better than I can. Most of these were taken at their beautiful home in the mountains…

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