The Cliffs of Moher (aka, The Cliffs of...

18th Nov, 2015

  Every now and then, it’s nice to be indulged. I don’t mean all the time – like my nightly requests that we have orange flavored Hostess cupcakes for dinner…

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Tower Bridge Exhibition, London

3rd Nov, 2015

Prior to my most recent trip to London, the only thing I knew about Tower Bridge was this: In 1967, an American named Robert McCullough bought London Bridge, dismantled it,…

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The Shoreditch Street Art Tour Changed...

30th Oct, 2015

Have you ever spent gobs of time with someone, to the point where you think you know everything about them, but then something happens and you start to see them…

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Peveril Castle and Cave Dale, Peak...

13th Sep, 2015

When compared to the rich history that all but assaults you when you’re in England, Peveril Castle isn’t that interesting. Built by Henry II in 1176, it was one of…

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Haddon Hall, England: Prince...

3rd Sep, 2015

Rand and I had intended to come back from England a few days earlier than we actually did. On the morning we were slated to leave, Rand looked at the…

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The Festival of Las Fallas, Valencia,...

19th Apr, 2015

  Last week, I went for a run to the park near our home. And by “run” I mean jog. And by “jog” I mean walking in sort of bouncy…

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Anza Borrego Desert, California

6th Apr, 2015

  You said you wanted to see the desert. I can’t remember where you got the idea, but once you had it, that was it. It’s happened plenty of times…

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Fenway Park Tour, Boston, MA

28th Jan, 2015

  Last week an old love of mine got engaged. He is from so far back in my past that there is no trace left of the heartache that followed…

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Scenes from D.C.: The Washington...

6th Jan, 2015

After visiting the Petersen house, and indulging in an absurdly expensive lunch, I headed to the National Mall. It was not, as the name more commonly would suggest, an indoor…

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