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12/30 2014

33 Days on the road

2014-12-18 07.24.282014-12-18 06.03.53Before I leave I check the lock two times, then a third. Shake the handle to be sure. It’s locked. I look in my bag. Keys, wallet, passport, phone. Good to go. I have a bag and two suitcases so it takes two trips downREAD MORE

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05/10 2014

Starting over (again)



I’m back in Chicago, and I’m trying to write again.  I have no idea what problem killed the last blog but I’m tired of trying to resurrect it.  I’m moving on.  There is a pile of books on the table and some dirty dishes inREAD MORE

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07/30 2011

Books on the Train

One of my favorite things is to sit by a window in motion with a book and alternate between watching the world go by and reading.  If I want to change it up I might pull out a journal or a magazine, but with only a few alterations,READ MORE

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06/11 2011

Wedding in Virginia

I have spent so much time lately in the DC metro area and every visit is better than the last. On June 5, my friends Betty and Emil were married at a lovely inn in Virginia. I’ve known Betty since she lived in Chicago andREAD MORE

05/23 2011

Love from Arlington and DC

Visiting friends is a unique travel experience because you can think for a moment this could be my life. I write from the sprawling balcony of Riley and Damir Salkovic’s apartment in Arlington, Virginia. I’m on the ninth floor in a u-shaped buildining checking outREAD MORE

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04/21 2011

Hello world!

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