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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Happiest Places in the World

Happiest Places in the World Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends. … Continue reading

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Happiness is Not Safety

Happiness is Not Safety The quote above has been flowing around the internet and possibly truer words have never been spoken. If you don’t move forward, take chances, risk yourself in some way, you stagnate. True, you revert to a … Continue reading

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Accidental Happiness: Chinese Lantern Festival

Accidental Happiness: Chinese Lantern Festival The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls                             ~ Pablo Picasso Off on a business trip and stopped in Spokane, WA to see a friend and it turns out … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains

On the Road: Cross Country – Flowers and Mountains I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to you.   … Continue reading

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Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway

Happiness and the Extraterrestrial Highway Is E.T. out there? Well, I work at the SETI Institute. That’s almost my name. SETI: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. In other words, I look for aliens, and when I tell people that at a … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross-Country – Vegas

On the Road: Cross-Country – Vegas The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view ~ Jack Kerouac Lit out from Santa Rosa pre-dawn, 28 degrees, then as I climbed up the mountains it would get … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross-Country Days 3 and 4

On the Road: Cross-Country Days 3 and 4 Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road. ~ Jack Kerouac So yesterday I made for Dallas, TX to visit with an old friend and his … Continue reading

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On the Road: Cross-country Day 1

On the Road: Cross-country Day 1 So every time I’m doing a cross-country road ship I have this whole day full of stories.  Things happen, wild traffic, on one trip I almost drove right into a tornado in Pennsylvania.   Typically … Continue reading

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Coming to the End of the Road

Coming to the End of the Road From the end spring new beginnings ~ Pliny the Elder Well I am in the middle of my ninth month on the road.  Job applications are being submitted, hopefully soon, I’ll start interviewing … Continue reading

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