Desperado

You know what they’ve got on the highway between Seattle and Eugene? Dinosaur rock, that’s what, and plenty of it. And if you are of a certain age, you may find yourself singing along with all the Eagles songs in that one rock block and wondering, also, what the hell was Fleetwood Mac on, anyways? …
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The Shipping Blues

“Seasickness: at first you are so sick you are afraid you will die, and then you are so sick you are afraid you won’t die.” — Mark Twain “It’s the price of admission.” Clemens, the penguin guy, and I were talking about crossing the Drake. He’d told me that his daughter gets seasick something terrible, …
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The Time I Fell into a Hole

The plan was to see the Museum of Precolombian Art, get some lunch downtown, and then, do a bit more museum time elsewhere. I would head back to Eileen‘s place after a good wander, and then, later that afternoon, we would go to the Hilton to meet my friend Andrew, who had serendipitously arrived in …
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Hey, It COULD Happen, Right?

Or, how to create a fake business and fake news. Cost? Two dollars. Time investment? Six hours, but you can do it in less. Register your domain. Travelcation.info cost me 1.98.  With tax. No joke. I already had hosting. Throw up an instant website. I fussed with this over a period of about two days, …
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