Category Archives: Travel

L’appel Du Vide

I stroll on the Golden Gate Bridge’s pedestrian walkway each time I visit San Francisco. It’s a tradition and sort of a compulsion. Ever since I moved away from the Bay Area, the bridge walk during visits, has simply given … Continue reading

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On Vacationing

There was no way to personally search for the extra camera memory card. I’m sure I lost it in the rental car. I was returning from vacationing in Toronto, so I couldn’t return to the rental agency to request that … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea

“You make a lousy cup of tea.” My friend remarked after we had returned to his home after a day of touring parts of his stomping grounds in London. Graham had proclaimed that it was tea time and requested that … Continue reading

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Time Tourism

In 1952, Ray Bradbury published a short story called “A Sound of Thunder”. The tourist, Eckles, takes a time travel journey to the age of the dinosaurs in search of a Tyrannosaurus rex. He was ordered not to deviate from … Continue reading

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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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