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Initial Impressions: Downtown Portland

From freegans to texting bikers: Initial observations upon arriving in Downtown Portland. Continue reading

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The strangest hotel museum. Ever.

Tucked in the basement of a century-old hotel in downtown Frostburg, Maryland, once home to cock fights and a speakeasy, is the strangest hotel museum I have ever encountered. Continue reading

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Visiting Lincoln Memorial the Right Way

There is only one way to experience the full impact of the Lincoln Memorial.  Do not turn around until you reach the top. When you arrive at the base of the steps, look up.  You must focus only on the … Continue reading

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Oahu is a lilypad

Oahu is but a lily pad. Continue reading

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Diamond Head is a Sphinx

Diamond Head does not loom over Honolulu. It does not cast a shadow on Waikiki from above. It is the Sphinx, sneaking up
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A Winter Prairie

Winter in the Midwest. The travel magazines always fail to tell you that the prairies can be as beautiful as the mountains. Continue reading

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Wisconsin’s World’s Fair Relic

The Norwegian Pavilion from the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair survives at Wisconsin’s Little Norway. Continue reading

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Be the Change

Reflections on Comfest Columbus and remembering what is important. Continue reading

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Misnaming Rockford

Rockford is not near Chicago, but they call it Rockford Chicago Airport. How about Sacramento Oakland? Or Austin San Antonio? Or San Antonio Austin? Or…yikes! Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

Travel Quote: “Coney Island is always an attraction, whether you come away disappointed, disillusioned, or like me, obsessed.”
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