Category Archives: Travel

We can be heroes, Heroes are hard to find

Late in high school I had a secret source of inspiration. For a year and a half or so my dad and I had a boarder living with us.  Richard was a lit major at UVIC.  I remember him pointing … Continue reading

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Vodka isn’t enough

  I’m confused.  In a little less than 6 months, Russia will host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Leading up to those games, Russia has criminalized homosexuality and legalized state and informal terrorism against LGBT citizens. And all we can … Continue reading

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Where is he?

It’s true.  I’ve been missing for over a week now. Not my fault!  Cancer’s fault! I’ve been averaging six or so visits a week to the Cancer Clinic as I get tested and tested again and then get the reports … Continue reading

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Road trip!

You think you’re going to write but your mind is just pulling your leg.  Nobody writes on a road trip. The trip started in Palm Springs, took us to Austin, then across the broad sweep of central and northeast Texas … Continue reading

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Istanbul redux

You didn’t think I could be constrained to just a few pics of Istanbul, did you?  Especially when it one of the most photogenic cities I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting? Last summer we cancelled the back half of … Continue reading

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