Tag Archives: Travel

The Senses of Place and Sensation of Palaces.

San Francisco in the summer has a rather infamous legacy. The most well-known, and consistently mis-credited sentiment to this is that “the coldest winter I/he/she ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” Mark Twain did not say this. No … Continue reading

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(Absolute) Location [is] (Relative)

Location (n): a place of settlement, activity, or residence; a place or situation occupied. In teaching the notion of location and its importance, geographically speaking or otherwise, there are two distinct interpretations of location: the absolute and the relative. Within these two, the absolute location is finite and equally accessible to anyone with the … Continue reading

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Vacancy.

I flew home via Reno last Sunday and had a bit of a layover. Landing midday, I was shocked how deathly quiet the airport was; SeaTac had been bustling in the morning and I would have thought weekenders would have … Continue reading

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“Wait… did we miss it?” Avoiding Fomo in Chicago.

Norah: Are you sad that we missed it? Nick: We didn’t miss it. This *is* it. Live music has a very special appeal to me. Always has. As such it is very hard for me to pass up opportunities to … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part 1: “We was born to ride”

Rollin’ down Imperial Highway With a big nasty redhead at my side Santa Ana winds blowin’ hot from the north And we was born to ride… I was considering going to LA a few weeks back. Then some shit happened. … Continue reading

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Baggage.

Everyone has baggage. Some people call it luggage. Some people call it issues. Some people get Freudian on you and what they make of it is completely frightening. When I took my suitcase out the other day to pack for … Continue reading

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Do you realize??

Do you realize That you have the most beautiful face? Do you realize We’re floating in space? I couldn’t help looking across the aisle at the two UMs. They were not traveling together, but because they were UMs they were, … Continue reading

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