An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part One

Jonathan and me at the Indian cave in 2010.By Gary D. MyersAnyone who knows me well knows one thing: I don’t get lost. I don’t get lost in the car. I don’t get lost in the woods. I just don't get lost.I have one rule for not getting lost and one tool for not getting … Continue reading An Unexpected Journey: New appreciation for the word ‘lost’ – Part One

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Strolling through Jerusalem’s Old City: Like a look inside my soul

By Gary D. MyersThe Old City of Jerusalem never fails to deliver something new and interesting. Each visit It is a filled with unique sights, smells and sounds. Jerusalem didn’t disappoint June 8 when I entered the Damascus Gate just as the Muslims were leaving the Mosques after Friday prayers. The city gave me a … Continue reading Strolling through Jerusalem’s Old City: Like a look inside my soul

It’s all about context

I dig New Orleanshistory.Literally, I dig it. On Jan. 7, I volunteered at an archaeological excavation in the French Quarter sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Archaeology Program at the University of New Orleans. It was a neat experience.Three hundred years of occupation by several distinctly different cultures makes New Orleans a history-rich environment. There … Continue reading It’s all about context

The zip code you don’t want – 00000

My heart raced as I clicked the link I found at newok.com, The Daily Oklahoman’s website. I quickly scanned the list of Oklahoma post offices that are being studied for closure. I hoped against hope that I wouldn’t see Calvin, Okla.  (pop. 279) on the list. I nervously read the list several times before I … Continue reading The zip code you don’t want – 00000