A Blog Deserted: An Exercise i...

Nov 24, 2014 by

  Forgive me readers, for I have sinned. It has been nine weeks since my last blog post.   So where have I...

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Defining DINK Travel Take Two:...

Sep 23, 2014 by

  A couple of months ago, I attempted to define DINK travel–that is, the type of traveling two working adults, sans kids,...

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Hoppy Trails: Learning About B...

Sep 16, 2014 by

I had my first beer in the eleventh grade.  I had my second beer about twenty minutes later.  Both were cans of Coors Light....

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Blog Blobs: Sweet Tea in St. L...

Aug 19, 2014 by

Before I started traveling near-constantly, I held some rather romantic notions about the various regions of the United States....

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Cruising the Columbia: On Beau...

Aug 4, 2014 by

Welcome back to my UnCruise Adventure series, where I will be featuring one post per day from my seven days on board the S.S. Legacy,...

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Running Shoes and Carry On Bag...

Jul 29, 2014 by

The other night I had dinner with an old friend and his wife.  She’s expecting, and her adorable baby bump is just beginning...

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The Suitcase Scholar Turns Fiv...

Jul 23, 2014 by

You know all of those people who tell you to follow your dreams, work hard, and everything will work out?  Yeah.  They kind of have...

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Just the Two of Us: Defining D...

Jul 18, 2014 by

When I write about travel, I have a favorite word (in fact, I’ve used it three times so far).  That word: I.  I write about...

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Cruising the Columbia: On Curi...

Jul 15, 2014 by

As we sailed out of Portland this afternoon, I made a decision: I am going to approach this trip as an adventure, as an exploration....

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Blog Blobs: On Growing Up

Jul 8, 2014 by

Back when I started this blog almost five years ago–when it was called Blog on the Run and ended with .wordpress.com–I...

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Culinary Institute Life Lesson...

Jul 1, 2014 by

Welcome to post two in my likely five-part series Culinary Institute Life Lessons.  These posts cover all of the things I learned...

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No Words: Seven Days on the Co...

Jun 25, 2014 by

Have you ever been somewhere so amazing that you are unable to put the experience into words?  Until recently, I had...

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