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Red-Light Urinals

Yesterday, after going on about taking a rest day, taking it easy on my busted knee (meniscus), avoiding the rain – all of that – I decided to go on a walk that turned out to be of the 6-mile, … Continue reading

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Walking the Dam

I walked a lot today. I love the feeling I get from long walks. And one really gets to know one’s backpack on multi-mile jaunts through a crowded city. I get to know it’s weight, its dimensions, and its stressors. … Continue reading

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Life Rule #304: Always Gape in Wonder

It’s really not unusual at all to come across a three- or four-piece classical music act performing on the streets in Europe. It is not unusual at all never to see that in the United States. In fact, while I’ve … Continue reading

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A Long Travel Day: Salt Lake City to Denver to Munich to Amsterdam

I love these long overnight hauls across the Atlantic. There’s a constant hum that fades with auditory acclimation, as with any airplane trip. Everyone is either asleep or working on it. The flight attendants edge around passengers standing and stretching. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam! Amsterdam!

Here’s the thing about my stopover in Amsterdam: by the time I got to this city, I was exhausted. Pride Week meant that the city was more crowded than it normally would have been. I wanted to be in Berlin … Continue reading

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