Tag Archives: travel

Rough Grace

It was 30 years ago, just before Thanksgiving weekend, on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Los Angeles International Airport was crawling with pre-holiday misery. Planes were late and tempers were flaring. The holidays might be impending, … Continue reading

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All the Time in the World

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I saw the movie The Time Machine as a kid and immediately became obsessed with the idea of time travel. I held my breath as George departed, determined to make the future better, and his insightful…

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Home for the Holidays

Our daughter flew home for the holidays yesterday.

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Travelling First Class

Next week I fly to Orlando for my first major film festival! The last time I travelled, I got confused. My hosts rented a Lexus for me and it had all of these little voices. Every time I’d fail to … Continue reading

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Engaged!

Engaged  [inˈɡājd, enˈɡājd] Definition: A state of being firmly and continuously connected.  E.g. “A car cannot move until its gears are engaged; when they are disengaged, it ceases to move forward.” My wife and I got engaged 32 years ago today. … Continue reading

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All the Time in the World

I saw the movie The Time Machine as a kid and immediately became obsessed with the idea of time travel. I held my breath as George departed, determined to make the future better, and his insightful botanist friend observed, “He has … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 19

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Five: My Life of Radical Idealism in Barcelona (Continued) Previously: The Fool fell in with beautiful Caterina and her Marxist friends. ↔ Another night— I have it in my diary; it … Continue reading

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