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How to tell if you are on the wrong side of history; a simple visual test… part 1…

If you look at this painting and think to yourself, yeah, brave American soldiers, defending America, and you are looking at the guys in grey, you are on the wrong side of history. If, however, you are looking at the … Continue reading

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How tRump views himself, as opposed to how the rest of the world sees him… part 1…

Let’s start off way back at the very beginning of this crazy experiment in democracy. He thinks he is the founding father of all founding fathers, but he really is more reminiscent of the crazy king we were trying to … Continue reading

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The New York City adventure, the final chapter, the final day, the final post… finally…

Yeah, I got a hat. That is what tourists do. I don’t do organized sports, but I like a hat that tells me and everyone else where I have been. I took a few phone photos in front of the … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 6…

I am excited to finish up my two dueling post series projects of my time in New York and my more recent time in the Bay Area, so this can go back to not being a travel blog. Aside from … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 5…

I believe I promised you some more Victorian houses. Those are the famous ‘Painted Ladies’ of San Francisco, made popular by the TV show Full House. But the city by the bay is full of these marvelous constructions. Just driving … Continue reading

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New York City… day 3… part 17… a drunk blogger with a head full of crack squirrels and a camera, what could possibly go wrong?… part 4…

Well, you made it to the end of the third day of my three-and-a-half-day adventure in New York. I am drunk, armed with a camera, and wandering around Times Square. The lady and Elmo have the same look on their … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 4…

Where in the world can you see that… Or that? I would like to say that this is a costume shop, but it isn’t. This is how people dress in the place I am talking about. I don’t even know … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 3… special ‘flashback’ edition…

Now, when I say ‘flashback’, I am definitely probably not implying in any way shape or form that I used to drop a lot of acid and go to Grateful Dead concerts, on this family friendly blog, and you should … Continue reading

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New York City… day 3… part 16… a drunk blogger with a head full of crack squirrels and a camera, what could possibly go wrong?… part 3…

Me, drunk, in Times Square. I know, as a tourist and a blogger, I had to go there. But I had mixed feelings about it once I did. It is like conspicuous consumptionism had a love-child with a rave. My … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Christmas adventure… part 2…

More photos, in random order, of our Christmas in the Bay Area. Two of my daughter’s best friends came and stayed with us at my mom’s house, between Christmas and the New Year. We went out to dinner at a … Continue reading

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