Category Archives: travel

FanFood.

Jaye’s marvelous experiment with flash fiction or fanfic over on her site, Must Love Fiction, made me think about the way I mentally rewrite stories in my head~ as in fanfic.  I also realized I rewrite food. Do you ever … Continue reading

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The mighty Mis-sis-sippi

If you’ve ever seen the Mississippi River for yourself or learned about it through school or television, you probably imagine it as a massive, sometimes muddy, lake-wide flow of water bisecting the United States like an overfed snake on the … Continue reading

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What vacation looks like

         

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Taking a walk on the dark side (of Vancouver)

In the last few years, I’ve done bus tours in San Francisco, Dublin, and Scotland. It’s a great way to learn about an area when you only have a short period of time. But it never occurred to me to … Continue reading

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Didjetellus Plays a Tune

Seaport Village in San Diego is a haven (or perhaps a magnet) for buskers and other independent entrepreneurs. Strolling the walkway between the Village and San Diego Bay, we passed tables and blankets spread with Mexican trinkets for sale: jewelry, … Continue reading

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Steam Powered Zoo?

When you think of going to a zoo, you might think of giant pandas… …or elephants… …or monkeys… But unless you are an unusual person, you probably don’t think of Steampunk musicians. But that is just what we found at the … Continue reading

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The Mall of Alberta

I missed posting last Wednesday because I was in Edmonton. For those of you who have no idea where that is, here’s a map. Edmonton is a quiet, understated city in the middle of Alberta (Canada), nestled in flat, lake-speckled farmland. … Continue reading

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