Anne Leonard

Travel

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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A jungle hike

Not much to say about my long silence. Christmas on a Florida beach followed by a very busy hunting lodge schedule. February has mostly been spent readjusting (with limited success) to Houston. It is a warm, gray winter there and the lack of sunshine had a profound effect on me after my days of endless…

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White sand and changeable weather

When we planned this trip in July we had no idea we would be dodging one of the most intense hurricanes to ever make landfall in the Continental US by no more than a few dozen miles. But we were lucky. Grayton Beach and nearby Seaside were unscathed even though we can see the high…

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Halloween in NOLA

Our arrival in New Orleans was perfectly planned: A Saturday evening when the city was in full Halloween mode. My sister, friend and I quickly shook off the effects of a long day of travel and hit the town. Dinner at Muriel’s was memorable as always. We followed a wedding party through the quarter and…

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Waiting for the monsoons

Virtually all of the hiking trails in New Mexico are closed due to extreme fire risk. This explains the elbow-to-elbow crowds my houseguests and I encountered at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks between Albuquerque and Santa Fe on Tuesday. This slot canyon is maintained by the BLM and there is little vegetation to ignite, so it is one…

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