Category Archives: Travel

To Experience

My then new friend Greg ecstatically described “The Gatekeeper” roller coaster ride as we waited in a long line of thrill-seekers. During the wait, I made sure to place my wallet and keys inside a flap pocket of my cargo … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Food

The refrigerator defrosting chore earlier this week was a good mindfulness exercise regarding food. When defrosting a refrigerator or deep freezer, you have to temporarily remove each container of food and store it in a place where it will remain … Continue reading

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More Postcards

It’s been several months since I’ve shuffled through the collection of vintage and antique postcards I keep in a couple of antique wooden cigar boxes. For amusement, I grabbed a handful to enjoy. For today, I’m sharing four cards that … Continue reading

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Thrifty?

What are fashionable and attractive consumer goods are fickle and rarely dependable notions upon which to center one’s expense budget. For instance, a person can purchase sturdy, near new blue jeans with the hang-tags intact at a Goodwill Store for … Continue reading

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Souvenir Coins

When traveling, it’s fun to bring back souvenirs. Years later, they are memory jogs for pleasant reminiscing. Souvenirs aren’t only for tourists, small gifts received as rewards for special events serve the same purpose. I prefer regular pocket change coins … Continue reading

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Safe And Sound

It was a very near miss one August afternoon in 1999 near Worthington in southern Minnesota. I remember it vividly because it was such a close brush with serious injury or death. I was behind the wheel of my 1986 … Continue reading

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Pride Month 2020

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly half through June and I haven’t done my annual LGBT+ Pride Month post. I probably¬†placed it on the back burner because I won’t be attending Pride events in San Francisco this year. This … Continue reading

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