Index, 2014-

African Queen, The:  Film with Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. “On the boat with Bogie,” Re Hepburn’s book, “The Making of the African Queen,”  (Jan 24, 2015).

Alabama:  Re trip of April 22-28, 2015.  “In the land of cotton,” (April 30, 2015). “A first view of Montgomery,” (May 2, 2015).  “Microfilm, index books and the SPLC,” re family history, (May 3, 2015).  “Pine Level, Alabama,” re great-great grandfather’s land, (May 7, 2015).  “Sikes & Kohn’s Country Mall,” (May 7, 2015). ” ‘Mockingbird’ town,”  re a play adaptation of the novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” in Monroeville, (May 8, 2015).

Ali, Muhammad:  Boxing great.  “Ali’s attraction,” re record interest in Long Row’s 2011 article  re the “real draft-dodgers — our fathers,” one days after Ali’s death, (June 9, 2016).

Alta Trail: High trail in Ma Ha Tauk range south of Phoenix. “Sometimes Risk,” (Feb 11, 2014).

Animals:  See also Tasmanian Tigers, Owls..

America:  “Too many thin men,” (May 4, 2014).  “A page for Bumbling America,” (Oct 1, 2014).

Annual reviews:  “A look back at my 2014,” (Jan 8, 2015).

Arizona Diamondbacks:  “Beyond winning and losing,” (June 2, 2014).

Arizona Republic:  Phoenix daily newspaper.  “Our Thanksgiving Day turkey,” (Nov 27, 2014).

Art:  “Layover at DFW,” and photos of floor art by Beatrice Lebreton and Viola Delgado, (May 1, 2015).

Artichokes:  See Sports, April 30, 2016.

Baseball:  See also Arizona Diamondbacks and Umpiring.

Beaches:  “At the beach,” Carlsbad, California, (Dec 1, 2014).

Bergdahl, Bowe:  U.S. sergeant, a POW released in exchange for five Taliban prisoners.  “Sgt. Bergdahl,” (June 3, 2014).

Benghazi:  City in Libya, and more to the point a right-wing wet dream of a political nature (4 Americans killed in attack on embassy). ‘Worse than 9/11,’ re the number of Congressional investigations v. other issues, (October 26, 2015).

Birds: “A parrot in my tree,” re lovebirds, (June 25, 2014). “Patience pays off,” photographing a mama Mallard and her eight baties, swimming, (March 28, 2016).  “Owl’s nest blues,” photo, (April 1, 2016).

Bisbee, Arizona:  The Kim Basinger-character in the film “L.A. Confidential,” wants to return home to Bisbee and open a dress shop; film review, “The girls in Bisbee,” (April 30, 2015).

Bogart, Humphrey:  American actor.  “On the boat with Bogie,” (Jan 24, 2015).

Books:  “The ‘gospel truth’ and other good reads,” re my 2013 reading list and best read, “The Passover Plot,” (Jan 31, 2014).  “Too many thin men,” re “Thin Men of Haddam,”  spiritual poverty in America, (May 4, 2014).  “A look back at my 2014,” paragraph on my reading list, (Jan 8, 2015). “The condom problem with ‘Wild,’ (Jan 20, 2015).  “The American era of torture” re “The Black Banners” by Ali Soufan, (Jan 21, 2015).

Bookstores: “A nook of a place,” Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix, (May31, 2014).

Bundy, Cliven:  Nevada rancher who defied government land ownership.  “Mr. Bundy, meet Mr. Trenary,” (Apr 18, 2014).

Burros:  “A long, dusty road,” with photo of a small herd, (Feb 28, 2014).

Bush administration:  The George W. Bush era, 2001-2009.  “The American era of torture” re “The Black Banners” by Ali Soufan, (Jan 21, 2015).

California trips:  See also Carlsbad, California.  “Pie Town,” in Julian, (Nov 26, 2014).  “At the beach” in Carlsbad, (Dec 1, 2014).

Cameras:  See also Photography.

Capote, Truman:  Author of “In Cold Blood.” Relationship with cousin, Harper Lee, and “To Kill a Mockingbird,” (May 8, 2015).

Car Rentals:  “An Upcoming Trip,” (July 28, 2014).

Carlsbad, California:  “Four Days in a California beach town,” (Nov 24, 2014).  “Sunday football at the 83,” sports bar. (Nov 25, 2014).  “At the beach,” (Dec 1, 2014).

Castle Hot Springs: Arizona back country.  “A long, dustry road,” (Feb 28, 2014).

Changes:  “The good-bye truck,” long-time neighbors leaving, (Dec 3, 2014).

Changing Hands Bookstore:  “A nook of a place,” (May 31, 2014).

Chicago:  “An upcoming trip,” (July 28, 2014).  ‘Mapless in Chicago,’ (Aug 3, 2014), “Under the el,” (Sep 19, 2014).

Chicago Cubs:  “An upcoming trip,” tickets for a game, (July 28, 2014). “Under the el,” (Sep 19, 2014).

Christmas: ’tis the season,’ re flags and decorations in public parks, photo, (Dec 20, 2015).

Climate Change:  “When Miami disappears,” (June 9, 2014).

CNN:  “Fair and balanced,” deplorable journalism, (Oct 12, 2015).

Cloud-Computing:  “A journey to the cloud and back,” (June 16, 2016).

Colorado Springs:  City in Colorado.  See also ‘Terrorism,’ Nov 27, 2015.

Computers:  “It’s the apostrophe, stupid,” re syncing Hot Spots, (Aug 10, 2014). “A journey to the cloud and back,” (June 16, 2016).

Dallas / Fort Worth Airport:  aka DFW.  “Layover at DFW,” with photos of floor art, (May 1, 2015).

Dean, James:  The American actor.  See also “Rebel Without A Cause.”  “Understanding Jimmy,” re 2001 film, “James Dean,” (June 21, 2014). “Desecration of a grave in Indiana,” (Aug 8, 2014).  “Fairmount High,” Dean’s old high school in ruins, photos, (Aug 11, 2014).

Deaths:  “Deaths of two actors,” re Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heath Ledger, (Feb 3, 2014). “The beginning of a surprising death list,” (Feb 13, 2014).

Driving Tours:  Castle Hot Springs, “A long, dusty road,” (Feb 28, 2014).

Ebola:  The disease comes to America, “Losing our heads over Ebola,” (Oct 1, 2014). “Apartment Zero and the Ebola scare,” (Oct 17, 2014).

Elections:  See also Donald Trump.  “At the end of a long line,” re botched Arizona primary, (March 29, 2016).

Encanto Park: Located in central Phoenix. “A quiet battleground,” re Hispanic use, (May 25, 2016). “Encanto Walk #1,” re trip to the Encanto Golf Course Cafe once a week, photos, (May 25,2016).

Family history, Wahn’s:  “In the land of cotton,” (April 30, 2015). “Microfilm, index books and the SPLC,” re search in Alabama, (May 3, 2015). “Pine Level, Alabama,” re search for great-great grandfather’s land, (May 7, 2015).

Film reviews:  “A film I like:  “The Hunter,” Australian, 2011, (June 3, 2014).  “‘Palo Alto,” or surviving adolesence in paradise,” (June 8, 2014).  “Understanding Jimmy,” re 2011 “James Dean,” (June 21, 2014). “A lack of focus:  ‘3 Days to Kill,’ “(June 23, 2014).  “The condom problem with ‘Wild,’ (Jan 20, 2015). “On the boat with Bogie,” re the film The African Queen, (Jan 24, 2015).

Flags: “Flying the Flag,” and patriotic fervor, (July 4, 2016).

Fog:  “Is this Phoenix?” (Feb 1, 2015).

Food:  “Pie Town,” Julian, California, (Nov 26, 2014).

Football:  See also Super Bowl.  “Sunday football at the 83,” sports bar in Carlsbad, California, (Nov 25, 2014).

Fox News:  Right-wing cable TV channel.  “Fair and balanced,” deplorable journalism, (Oct 12, 2015).

Gallinari, Danilo:  Star player for the NBA Denver Nuggets.  “Danilo and me,” re our sprained ankles, (Dec 28, 2015).

Ghosts:  “Room 11, Ghost City,” (May 29, 2014).

Giffords, Gabrielle:  aka Gabby, former Arizona Congresswoman, survived assassin’s gunshot to head.  Memorial site, (“Down  Tucson Way,” Apr 23, 2014).

Gila Monsters:  “A Monster at last,” (Apr 4, 2014).

Government: See also Socialism.

Great Courses, The:  Educational lectures on video, DVD, etc.  “Think and shoot,” re photography, (Mar 31, 2015).

Hemingway, Ernest:  American author.  “An upcoming trip,” his home, museum, Michigan vacation spot in Petoskey, (July 28, 2014).  “Why Petoskey?” (Aug 12, 2014).

Hepburn, Katharine:  American actress.  “On the boat with Bogie,” re her book on the making of The African Queen, (Jan 24, 2015).

Hiking: “Sometimes Risk,” (Feb 11, 2014).   Poston’s Butte, “Down Tucson Way,” (Apr 23, 2014).  Sabino Canyon, (“Down Tucson Way,” Apr 23, 2014).  Mount Wrightson, (“Down Tucson Way,” Apr 23, 2014. ‘Descent into injuries, (Dec 22, 2015).”No bobcats but . . . ”  with photos, (April 1, 2016).  “Encanto Walk #1,” re trip to the Encanto Golf Course Cafe once a week, photos, (May 25,2016).

Hoffman, Philip Seymour:  Actor.  “Death of two actors,” (Feb 3, 2014).

Injuries:  ‘Descent into injury,’ my three injuries of the year, all hiking, all coming on descents, (Dec 22, 2015).  “Danilo and me,” comparing my ankle sprain to the Denver Nuggets star’s, (Dec 28, 2015)..

Jerome, Arizona:  “Room 11, Ghost City,” photos, (May 29, 2014).

Jerome Grand Hotel:  “Room 11, Ghost City, photos, (May 29, 2014).

Journalism:  ‘Fair and Balanced,’ the evils of, (Oct 12, 2015).

Julian, California:  Mountain town NE of San Diego.  “Pie Town,” (Nov 26, 2014).

Land in the West:  “Mr. Bundy, meet Mr. Trenary, (Apr 18, 2014).

Ledger, Heath.  Actor, d. 2008.  “Death of two actors,” (Feb 3, 2014).

Lee, Harper:  Author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’  Re a visit to Monroeville, AL, her hometown, ” ‘Mockingbird’ town,” (May 8, 2015).

Long Row:  This blog.  See also the author, Wahn and Family History.

Mackinac Island:  In Lake Huron, northern Michigan.  “On Mackinac Island,” (Sep 11, 2014).

Macular-Hole Surgery:  Eye condition.  “Macular-Hole surgery revisited,” (Feb 3, 2014).

Manning, Peyton:  Quarterback, Denver Broncos.  “My take on the Broncos,” after being routed in Super Bowl 47, (Feb 3, 2014).

Maricopa Peak:  Mountain south of Phoenix.  “Sometimes Risk,” (Feb 11, 2014).

Media:  “Fair and balanced,” a deplorable quality of journalism, (Oct 12, 2015).

Memorials and Mementoes:  To Tom Mix, “Down Tucson Way, (Apr 23, 2014). To Gabby Giffords, “Down Tucson Way,” (Apr 23, 2014). Tom Thorp’s ash tray, “A memento of ashes,” (Dec 3, 2014).

Military:  “Sgt. Bergdahl,” (June 3, 2014).  “A different kind of veteran,” me, written on Veterans Day, (Nov 11, 2014).

Mix, Tom:  Old-time movie star.  “Down Tucson Way,” re his memorial along HW 79,  (Apr 23, 2014).

Monroeville, Alabama:  Home of Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” ” ‘ Mockingbird’ town,” (May 8, 2015).

Montgomery, Alabama:  Re trip of April 22-28, 2015.  “In the land of cotton,” (April 30, 2015).  “A first view of Montgomery,” (May 2, 2015).

Mount Wrightson:  High peak S of Tucson.  Hike and aborted attempt to summit, “Down Tucson Way,” (Apr 23, 2014).

Nature:  “The beauty of it all,” mixed with man-made constructions, (Oct 18, 2014).

Neighborhood:  “The good-bye truck,” (Dec 3, 2014).

Newspapers:  “Our Thanksgiving Day turkey,” (Nov 27, 2014).

Newton, Cam:  Carolina Panthers quarterback.  “Cam Newton’s moment of horror,” in Super Bowl 50 when he showed cowardice, (Feb 9, 2016).Ow

Omaha Beach:  World War II U.S. invasion site on D-Day.  “At Omaha Beach,” (Oct 3, 2015).

Oregon: “Escape to the Oregon coast,” (July 27, 2016).

Owls:  See also Birds.

Patriotism: “Flying the Flag,” (July 4, 2016).

Petoskey, Michigan:  “An upcoming trip,” Hemingway vacation spot on itinerary, (July 28, 2014).  “Why Petoskey?” (Aug 12, 2014).

Photography:  “A scratched camera lens:  So what?” (Jan 22, 2015).  “Anything but landscape,” re shooting small and macro, (Feb 23, 2015).  “Think and shoot,” re The Great Courses and photography, (Mar 31, 2015).”Patience pays off,” re a mother and her 8 babies swimming, (March 28, 2016).

Poets:  See also Wallace Stevens.

Police scanners:  Listening to radio reports live.  ‘Gunfire in Colorado Springs,’ transcript of  police quotes before and after capture of killer at Plannned Parenthood, (Nov 27, 2015).

Politics:  “Susan Sarandon on MSNBC,” re the actress interview about the sorry state of the nation and the potential of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, (Mar 30, 2016).

Poston, Charles:  So-called Father of Arizona.  See also Trips, “Down Tucson Way.”

Poston’s Butte:  See also Trips, “Down Tucson Way.”

“Rebel Without A Cause”:  1955 film.  See also James Dean and two 2010 blogs on May 29 and June 30.  “Another ‘Rebel’ death,” re screenwriter Stewart Stern, (Feb 8, 2015).

Religion:  “When Miami disappears,” (June 9, 2014).

Republican Party:  aka GOP.  See also Benghazi.

Restaurants:  American Family Restaurant in Green Valley, AZ, “Down Tucson Way,” (Apr 23, 2014).  Southern Rail in Phoenix, mentioned, (May 31, 2014).  Beef Eaters, former eatery, Phoenix, (May 31, 2014).

Road trips:  See also Castle Hot Springs.

Sabino Canyon:  Northeast of Tucson.  A hike, (“Down Tucson Way,” Apr 23, 2014).

Sarandon, Susan:  Actress and activist.  “Susan Sarandon on MSNBC” with Chris Hayes. Her views on the state of the nation, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, (March 30, 2016).

Sartore, Joel:  Photographer for National Geographic.  “Think and shoot,” re The Great Courses and photography, (Mar 31, 2015).

Scalia, Antonin:  Conservative justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, who died Feb 13 in Texas. “The right-wing did it,” tongue-in-cheek tale of his death since no autopsy was made, (Feb 29, 2016).  “Scalia ‘Assassinated,’ critique of tabloid story, (Feb 29, 2016).

Scanners:  and scanning radio reports.  See also Police Scanners.

Shootings:  “Happy October One,” re the killing of nine people and the shooter in Roseburg, Oregon, (Oct 1, 2015). ‘Gunfire in Colorado Springs,’ at Planned Parenthood, (Nov 27, 2015).

Snakes: “An encounter with a rattler,” with photos, (Mar 15, 2014).

Socialism:  “Socialism? It’s American,” (March 5, 2016).

Southern Poverty Law Center:  aka SPLC.  Located in Montgomery, Alabama.  “Microfilm, index books and the SPLC,” incl photos.

Spiders:  “The spider beside me,” re Cid, the Daddy Long Legs, (Feb 1, 2015).

Sports:  See also Umpiring. “The artichoke thing,” re vegetable mascots, photo, images, (April 30, 2016).

Sports bars:  “Sunday football at the 83,” in Carlsbad, California, (Nov 25, 2014).

Stern, Stewart:  Screenwriter, “Rebel Without A Cause.”  “Another ‘Rebel’ death,” (Feb 8, 2015).

Stevens, Wallace:  American poet, 1879-1955.  “Too many thin men,” (May 4, 2014).

Strayed, Cheryl:  Author of bestseller book, “Wild.”  “The condom problem with ‘Wild,’ (Jan 20, 2015).

Super Bowl:  “My Take on the Broncos,” (Feb 3, 2014).

Supreme Court:  Of U.S.  See also Antonin Scalia.

Tabloids:  See Antonin Scalia re “Scalia ‘Assassinated,” in National Enquirer.

Tasmanian Tiger:  Aka Tasmanian wolf.  “A film I liked:  “The Hunter,” (June 3, 2014).

Terrorism:  “The American era of torture” re “The Black Banners” by Ali Soufan, (Jan 21, 2015).  ‘Gunfire in Colorado Springs,’ police radio reports during killings at Planned Parenthood, (Nov 27, 2015).  ‘Terrorism is San Berdoo or not?”  re killing of 14 in San Bernardino, (Dec 3, 2015).

‘To Kill a Mockingbird.’  Novel by Harper Lee.  ” ‘Mockingbird’ town,” re a 2-act play adaption of novel, (May 8, 2015).

Trenary, Burhl:  Rented property in Grove, OK, from Wahn’s family.  “Mr. Bundy, meet Mr. Trenary,” (Apr 18, 2014).

Trips:  See also Alabama, Oregon.  “Down Tucson Way, (Apr 23, 2014).  “An upcoming trip,” re planning, itineraries, (July 28, 2014).

Trump, Donald:  GOP presidential candidate in 2016.  “Trump and me,” (Oct 2, 2015).

Tucson:  City in southern Arizona.  “Down Tucson Way,” (Apr 23, 2014).

Umpiring:  Baseball.  “Umpiring by sound,” (April 9, 2016).

Wahn:  The author/publisher of this blog, Long Row.  “A different kind of Veteran,” (Nov 11, 2014).

Weather:  “Is this Phoenix?’ re foggy day, photos, (Feb 1, 2015).

“Wild”:  Bestselling book by Cheryl Strayed and made into a 2015 film:  “The condom problem with ‘Wild,’ (Jan 20, 2015).

Wildflowers:  “Sometimes Risk,” (Feb 11, 2014). “Awash in yellow” at North Mountain Park, photos, (March 22, 2016).

Wildlife:  See also Owls.

Winter Solstice: ‘Winter Solstice 2015,’ with weather report at 9:43 pm, (Dec 20, 2015).

World War II:  “At Omaha Beach,” re our recent visit to Normandy, (Oct 3, 2015). “Lies of our fathers,” re flag-raising at Iwo Jima, (May 4, 2016).

Wrigley Field:  Chicago Cubs home ballpark.  “An upcoming trip,” centennial season, (July 28, 2014).

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