Category Archives: Travel

Fred Garmin, Male Prostitute

Yes, I know it’s really Fred Garvin, Male Prostitute, but every time I pick up my new Garmin GPS, I can’t help but say “Fred Garmin, Male Prostitute”  with a swanky lilt to my voice. Dan Aykroyd  aside, I love … Continue reading

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When Sheep Don’t Bring You Joy

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I wrote this in 40 minutes before work at 5AM – please excuse any offensive uses or misuses of grammar.  mea culpa, mea culpa, mea máxima culpa. That Catholic upbringing was good for something,…

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Starting Over – Sometimes It’s Tragically Bumpy

This is for the DPChallenge “Starting Over”  – I wrote this a bit ago – but it works for this challenge; so I’ve got it here again but with a couple of changes. So let us begin…. It is said that … Continue reading

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Half a Mile Outside of Bloody Basin

“The car broke down about half a mile outside of Bloody Basin” These are the words I spoke to the tow-truck company over the phone in February 1989 from Cordes Junction, AZ, located right off I-17 – a million miles … Continue reading

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Possessed

This is a freaky story. I’m curious to hear your feedback (that’s my code word to encourage you [yes, YOU] to reply to this posting). I am curious if anyone has had a similar experience and how they interpreted it. … Continue reading

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The Road to Hell

This is my long post of the week – and it will not be accompanied by any pictures because I’m fairly certain this baby ain’t gonna be “Freshly Pressed”… So let us begin…. It is said that the Road to … Continue reading

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Walking it off… or not as the case may be ~

Step – ouch! – Step – ouch! – Step – ouch! Lisa asks me why I’m limping during our five mile walk around GORGEOUS San Francisco in July (and for anyone wondering, not a wing-nut in sight!).  I tell her … Continue reading

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