Category Archives: Travel

No Reservations

Oddly enough, one of my favorite memories from this past summer’s cross country road trip was sitting round the campfire reading aloud Anthony Bourdain’s Medium Raw for both Wojc and I to enjoy. We had some internet/tv/phone withdrawals deep in … Continue reading

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I’m on a bus.

J and I woke early and hit the road after a 72 hour delay (mainly to watch the Ducks win the civil war) and drove straight through to Eugene.  The highway cutting over to I5 is so beautiful and changes … Continue reading

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Let It Shine/Cape Blanco Lighthouse

The Cape Blanco lighthouse was built in 1870 with a light run off of lard from the nearby pig farm.  It has endured 179 mph winds during the famous Columbus Day storm in the 60’s and countless rainy days.  I … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In (or Affordable Road Tripping)

 In order to better serve my loyal blog readers, here is a more focused guide on my tips for road trips on the cheap.  My suggestions are definitely not suitable for everyone.  For someone who hates camping, my idea of … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks

A few days ago I visited an old mining town on the historic Route 66 called Oatman.  It’s about an hour and a half drive north of Havasu through a winding two-lane road in the desert hills.  Wojc and I … Continue reading

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Stripping pays well

As I mentioned yesterday, Wojc and I drove to Vegas to pick up his dad R from the airport.  We decided to make a day of it and soon we were enjoying a surprisingly vegetarian friendly buffet at the Bellagio. … Continue reading

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Day In The Life: Arizona Edition

My days have been slightly open in the past couple of months.  Wait, make that four months since I quit my job at a non-profit in New York.  I worked at that job in social services for two years with … Continue reading

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